THE OPEN MIND

NOLA Code:
OPNM 4300 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
52 / 30
Genre:
Rights End:
10/2/2023
Producer
The Open Mind Legacy Project
TV-G
CC
sIX
Mono
SAP:
Year Produced:
2022
Version:
Base
An exploration of civic life with Alexander Heffner.

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#4301 Can Whistleblowers Still Create Societal Change?
Guest: Siri Nelson
National Whistleblower Center executive director Siri Nelson discusses the historical and contemporary role of the whistleblower.

#4302 Reproductive Rights in a Bottle
Guest: Kiki Freedman
Hey Jane founder Kiki Freedman discusses her company’s mission to provide medication abortion in the most restrictive climate in U.S history.

#4303 Science, Plagues, and Denials
Guests: Alexandra Phelan, Gale Sinatra, and Brian Michael Jenkins
Georgetown international health lawyer Alexandra Phelan, USC psychologist Gale Sinatra, and RAND security analyst Brian Michael Jenkins discuss the triple threat of COVID-19, monkeypox, and polio.

#4304 Climate Inaction Comes Home to Roost
Guest: Madeline Ostrander
Science journalist Madeline Ostrander discusses her new book “At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth.”

#4305 Who Broke American Education?
Guests: Nicole Hemmer and Will Bunch
Historian Nicole Hemmer and columnist Will Bunch discuss the politicization of the U.S. education system.

#4306 Realities of Black Lives
Guest: Sukami Kiosa
British-Congolese filmmaker Sukami Kiosa discusses his new film “A Letter to Black Men” and representation of Blackness in the press and film.

#4307 Rudiments of Humanity
Guest: Arianna Warsaw-Fan Rauch
Violinist Arianna Warsaw-Fan Rauch discusses her new book Declassified: A Low-Key Guide to the High-Strung World of Classical Music.

#4308 Of Quietude and Inquietude
Guest: Xochtil Gonzalez
Bestselling novelist Xochtil Gonzalez discusses the right to music, silence, and fairness amid gentrification.

#4309 Gen Z > Millennials?
Guests: Mindy Romero and Santiago Mayer
USC Center for Inclusive Democracy director Mindy Romero and Voters of Tomorrow director Santiago Mayer discuss youth turnout in the 2022 elections and the future of representative government.

#4310 Objective and Subjective Definitions of Democracy
Guest: Bert Emerson
Oxford University Press Democracies in America coauthor Bert Emerson discusses disparate and shared understandings of democratic rule.


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Program Rights

Broadcast Rights:
Unlimited
Rights Dates:
10/3/2022 - 10/2/2023
School Rights:
V.O.D. Rights:
No
Linear Live Streaming:
Yes
Non-Commercial Cable Rights:
Yes