Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda

Learn to connect better with others in every area of your life. Immerse yourself in spirited conversations with people who know how hard it is, and yet how good it feels, to really connect with other people – whether it’s one person, an audience or a whole country. You'll know many of the people in these conversations – they are luminaries in our culture. Some you may not know. But what links them all is their powerful ability to relate and communicate. It's something we need now more than ever.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 43m. Bisher sind 177 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 6 hours 52 minutes

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episode 6: Marin Alsop: A Woman Who Leads


The first female conductor of a major American symphony orchestra, Marin Alsop explains to Alan just what a conductor contributes to a performance; how her right and left hands have different roles; why oboists have to be treated differently from horn players; and the success of an innovative program to bring the joys of classical music to kids. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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   42m
 
 

episode 5: Scott Small: The Point of Forgetting


An eminent physician caring for patients with memory loss, Scott Small was a surprised as you will be to discover that not all forgetting is bad – in fact it’s vital to your being “smarter, better and happier". Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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   38m
 
 

episode 4: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: When Politics are a Peril


The authority of the court to be a check on the other two branches of our government, Justice Breyer says, rests on its ability to be regarded by the people as completely impartial. That trust was hard won and is in danger when the court becomes political. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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   43m
 
 

episode 3: Roger Rosenblatt: A Writer on Writing


Alan and his friend, best-selling author Roger Rosenblatt, explore what makes a good piece of writing. Turns out to be very similar to what makes a good life. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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   42m
 
 

episode 2: Mayim Bialik: How Acting Led to Science and Science to Acting


With a schedule impossible for anyone not named Mayim Bialik, she shares with Alan how acting and science have intertwined throughout her extraordinary career – as sitcom star, neuroscientist, podcaster and now movie director. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-09-21  42m
 
 

episode 1: Kevin Bacon’s Six Degrees


After finding himself the subject of a trivia parlor game called Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, the actor turned the concept of how we’re all connected into a philanthropic project that enables us all to help those we may not even realize we’re connected to. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-09-14  43m
 
 

Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda - Season 14 Trailer


Alan and Executive Producer Graham Chedd chat about and play excerpts from Alan’s conversations with some of the guests in the new season, beginning next week. Guests include actors Kevin Bacon and Mayim Bialik; the first woman conductor of a major orchestra, Marin Alsop; and author and old friend of Alan’s, Roger Rosenblatt. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-09-07  36m
 
 

episode 11: Dennis Overbye: Reporting the Universe


Few people have the same knack for explaining the unexplainable as Dennis Overbye, who for over 20 years has been illuminating the mysteries of the universe – and the minds of the scientists trying to understand those mysteries – in the pages of the New York Times. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-08-31  35m
 
 

episode 10: Robert Lefkowitz: A Soldier of Science


Nobel prizewinner Bob Lefkowitz tells the story of an extraordinary group of young physicians chosen to work at the National Institutes of Health during the Vietnam War. Their brief time there transformed medical research and saved millions of lives. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-08-24  46m
 
 

episode 9: Hank Greely: The Experiment that Shocked Science


When a Chinese doctor changed the genes of two baby girls he thought he’d be acclaimed. Instead, his experimental treatment alarmed scientists and ethicists around the world. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-08-17  44m