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 44m. Bisher sind 172 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 3 hours 22 minutes

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episode 5: Space Rocks


Brian May, famed guitarist and founder of the rock group Queen, is also Dr. Brian May, astrophysicist. His research on the dust that swirls around the solar system and his fascination with 3-D imaging has led to his working with NASA on projects ranging from tracking asteroids to the Perseverance mission on Mars. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-04-27  44m
 
 

episode 4: He Put the Dark in Energy


Something is pushing the Universe apart. We don’t know what it is, but Michael Turner named it: Dark Energy. This cosmologist’s way with words helped raised the public profile of what Michael calls the greatest question in all of science.  Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-04-20  41m
 
 

episode 3: Getting to Here and Now


The wonderful Laura Linney really knows how to relate, on stage and off. The way actors have to be present for one another can be a good model for how we relate in life, too. But it’s not always easy. Like, what do you do when the other actor doesn't relate back? Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-04-13  41m
 
 

episode 2: Making the End a Beginning


In a moving and frank conversation – punctuated by laughter – Alan talks with Rabbi Steve Leder about the unavoidable subject, which people usually avoid — only adding to their loss. Their talk is inspired by Rabbi Leder’s new book, The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-04-06  42m
 
 

episode 1: From DaVinci to CRISPR


Walter Isaacson’s latest exploration of the lives of creative geniuses focuses on Jennifer Doudna, the co-inventor of the revolutionary gene editing tool CRISPR. Alan explores with Isaacson his fascination with people who have changed the world, from Leonardo to Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-30  46m
 
 

Clear+Vivid with Alan Alda - Season 12 / Science Clear+Vivid - Season 2 Trailer


A look ahead at the people we have in the new seasons of both C+V and SC+V, starting next week. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-23  32m
 
 

episode 11: Deborah Tannen – The Stories We Tell


Deborah Tannen, author of the hugely influential best seller, You Just Don’t Understand, swaps stories with Alan about conversations that went wrong; and talks about her new book, Finding My Father: His Century-Long Journey from World War I Warsaw and My Quest to Follow Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-16  41m
 
 

episode 10: Ash Sanders and Sarah Ventre – Life in a Cult


Embedding themselves in a fundamentalist Mormon community, journalists Sarah Ventre and Ash Sanders wove together the stories of both those in thrall to its all-powerful prophet and others seeking escape. They take Alan behind the scenes of their gripping and evocative podcast Unfinished: Short Creek. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-09  44m
 
 

episode 9: Reisa Sperling – Making Alzheimer’s a Memory


Propelled by events in her own life, Reisa Sperling is working hard to defeat this disease that cruelly destroys brains and crushes families. As we live longer lives, more of us are in danger of contracting Alzheimer’s. But Reisa’s work is exciting. And so are the signs that we’re making progress. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-02  39m
 
 

episode 8: Sanjeev Bhaskar – The Joy of Blooming Later


The British actor, Sanjeev Bhaskar, started his career later in life and is glad he did. He didn’t try to portray human experience until he actually had some. It’s led to useful wisdom, both on the stage and off. Fans of Masterpiece Theatre will recognize him as the co-star of the crime drama Unforgotten. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/clearandvivid See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-02-23  42m