Author Stephen Walker discusses his biography on Yuri Gagarin with The World's host Marco Werman.
Valerie Plame Wilson lending her expertise and her voice to 'Countdown to Zero,' a new documentary about nuclear weapons. Looking at both the past and present, the film confronts how real the threat of a devastating nuclear attack still is today.
At the JFK Library and Museum in Boston, mourners are lining up to view the body of Senator Kennedy, who will lie in repose later today. Joining The Takeaway are Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's Beat the Press, and Sean Corcoran, senior reporter at WCAI.
Joining The Takeaway to make sense of the health care reform debate is Jay Newton-Small, Washington reporter for Time Magazine, Jonathan Wilson, public radio reporter for WAMU in Washington, and Congressman Gerald Connolly.
The Takeaway talks to Chris Lydon, Open Source radio creator and former NPR host, about his years of reporting on Senator Kennedy. We also hear from Jeff Zeleny of The New York Times, who is awaiting President Obama's address on Kennedy's death.
The Takeaway speaks with Kevin Cullen, columnist for the Boston Globe, about Senator Kennedy's place in Northern Ireland's politics and about what might have happened if Senator Kennedy had won the presidency in 1980.
The Takeaway talks with Hilary Shelton, director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, and Emily Rooney, host of WGBH's Greater Boston, about the impact of Senator Kennedy's endorsement of Barack Obama's presidential bid during the campaign.
Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense during the Vietnam War, died early Monday morning. Joining The Takeaway to discuss the man and his legacy is Larry Korb, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense, who has known McNamara for over two decades.