First, how water has shaped our past and how new water challenges are shaping the future. We talk with Charles Fishman author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water. [ dur: 30 mins. ]
- Charles Fishman, journalist and author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water
Then, on the Scholars’ Circle panel, the so-called “memory entrepreneurs” try to change how we remember the past to shape the future. Are they losing the Cold War memory fight? [ dur: 28 mins. ]
- Ellen Schrecker, Professor of History, Yeshiva University. Author of No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism and the Universities
- Jon Wiener, Professor of History at the UC Irvine. He is the author of How We Forgot the Cold War: A Historical Journey across America
- Douglas Becker is a Professor of International Relations at USC.
This program is produced with contributions from the following volunteers: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.