All IN / The Complicated Legacy Of The Man Who Tried To Feed The World
April 21, 2020
Agronomist Norman Borlaug led a “Green Revolution” of agriculture programs estimated to have saved one billion lives. But some argue those efforts came with unintended consequences.
Today a history professor joins us to talk about Borlaug’s complicated legacy. The professor is featured in a new documentary about Borlaug, “The Man Who Tried To Feed The World,” which premiers tonight on PBS.
Produced by Matt Pelsor.
Author, “The Hungry World: America’s Cold War Battle Against Poverty in Asia”
Jun 01, 2020
Protests broke out across Indiana this weekend, part of a national response to the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. We talk to reporters who covered protests in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne.
May 27, 2020
How do you navigate personal finance during a pandemic? We ask a financial planner for tips on how to manage your bank account in a moment of uncertainty.
May 22, 2020
Most of Indiana is now in Stage 3 of the state's plan to reopen. We catch up on this and other headlines, and talk with the host of the podcast "A Moment of Science."
May 21, 2020
Work-share programs help businesses avoid layoffs, and are tailor-made for economically difficult times. But Indiana is not among the nearly 30 states that have it. Why not?
May 20, 2020
Have you jumped on the bread baking bandwagon? Gotten creative with what's left in your pantry? A panel of chefs and bakers join us to talk about all things quarantine cooking.
May 19, 2020
There was a time when The Beatles, The Beach Boys and Bob Dylan weren't welcome in music history alongside the likes of Beethoven. Today we talk to a professor who aimed to change that.
May 18, 2020
For groups that fight poverty and serve those with mental health issues, work didn't stop when the pandemic hit. But it did get more complicated. How are service providers learning to adapt?
May 15, 2020
The fate of Curtis Hill heads back to the Supreme Court. We catch up on this and other headlines, and learn about a new alliance of independent music venue owners.
May 14, 2020
Religious groups are allowed to reconvene in most parts of the state, but not all congregations are choosing to do it. How are they adapting, and what effect has it had?
May 13, 2020
Indiana Landmarks has helped preserve historic sites for the last six decades. Today we talk about the stories behind some of these buildings, and what it takes to save them.
May 12, 2020
Most 2020 graduates didn't envision streaming commencement ceremonies and virtual proms, but communities across Indiana have found creative ways to celebrate their accomplishments.
May 11, 2020
Indiana Fever legend Tamika Catchings joins us to talk about her career in the WNBA, her recent induction into the Hall of Fame, and what's been keeping her busy off the court.
May 08, 2020
Stage 2 of Gov. Holcomb's plan to reopen the state went into effect this week. We catch up on the details behind the plan, and we learn about a new report on climate change and the Great Lakes.
May 07, 2020
Gov. Holcomb last week announced Indiana's plan to reopen its economy, through a five-stage process that ends on July 4th. How will it be enforced? And why is it happening now?
May 06, 2020
Today we explore the best nature preserves in Indiana, and learn how they were established.
May 05, 2020
The pandemic has changed the way Hoosiers will cast their ballots and campaign for office in the upcoming primary. Will it also influence who they decide to vote for?
May 04, 2020
The quarantine has given many of us a new appreciation for the job teachers do every day. To kick off Teacher Appreciation Week, we talk to teachers about how they've adapted, and how they're doing.
May 01, 2020
The latest news on the pandemic, and Indiana's first steps to reopen.