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This week on The Point
March 23: Economics of Ideas
The more we know, the harder it is to be groundbreaking. And our focus on young tech geniuses may be distracting us from the true innovators – baby boomers.
Guest: Ben Jones, Northwestern University
March 24: Wine and Song
Natalie Berkowitz discusses her book The Winemakers Hand; Conversations on Talent, Technique, and Terroir. The book is a collection of conversations with vintners across the globe. Later in the hour we discuss the local music scene and the music of singer songwriters Catie Flynn and Diana Di Gioia.
March 25: Books on Nature
Jill Erickson, Reference Librarian at Falmouth and Field Biologist Dennis Minsky discuss books on nature. From magnificent trees to opulent oceans join us for a nature tour with diarists, photographers, novelists, poets, painters, and essayists.
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March 26: Race to Nowhere
Documentary film Race to Nowhere; Transforming Education from the Ground Up challenges current thinking about how we prepare our children for success. Guests: Vicki Abeles, Producer and Co-Director and Mary Gans, Principal Lawrence School
March 27: News Roundup
Area Journalists discuss the regions top stories of the week.