Bright Minds

Our podcast Bright Minds is live, starting with no less than three episodes: Madeleine Albright, Michael Pollan and Timothy Snyder. With every two weeks a new 30 minute talk and/or interview from our rich archive of American speakers.


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Russell Shorto - Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob

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New book by futurist Amy Webb

In her new book The Genesis Machine, co-written with pioneering geneticist Andrew Hessel, futurist Amy Webb presents some bold ideas about procreation and the possibilities and pitfalls of synthetic biology. Webb visited the John Adams in 2017 to discuss her book The Signals Are Talking.