Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they feel strongly about. The result: some great talkers tell stories they never have before. Visit

Sign up for PPT mailing list

Upcoming Live PPT Talks


Jul 8, 2018

Decades ago, she was aiming for med school until she read the college catalogs. “Some of them were polite and said, ‘Not accepting negro students at this time,” she recalls. “I guess come back in twenty years.” I’d have plunged into rage and despair; she became a first-rate science writer. Race, medicine, and the uses of anger. Plus music from Sam Reider.