Cosmos, Food & Faith, Lindbergh, WWII Aces
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 378
- Mar 9, 2020 6:00 pm
- 1:41:17 mins
Cosmos: Possible Worlds Guest: Ann Druyan, Peabody Award- and Emmy Award-winning producer and director, and author, “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” Forty years after the release of Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan’s "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," Ann Druyan is back With a reboot of the original “Cosmos,” subtitled “Possible Worlds.” Druyan talks with us about how science partakes of the sacred in its search for reality, and she even explores how love is central in that search. Food and Faith Guest: Norman Wirzba, Gilbert T. Rowe Distinguished Professor of Christian Theology, Duke Divinity School How can we be more worshipful in our eating, and what would that add to our lives? Contemplating gratitude in the world of industrial food production. The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Guest: Candace Fleming, author, "The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh" Famous for his solo flight across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh has long been regarded as a pioneer in aviation history. But who was he, really? Grieving father, Nazi sympathizer, international celebrity? All three, and much more. The complicated history and legacy of Charles Lindbergh. Race of Aces Guest: John R. Bruning, author, "Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Master of the Sky" The quest for air superiority during the WWII saw the rise of ace pilots, defending bombing runs and shooting down enemy fighter planes to lead their side to victory.