Steven Shalowitz explores with his guests where they'd go if given a one way ticket (no coming back!). Destinations may be in the past, present, future, real, imaginary or a state of mind.

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Discover our guests' one way ticket destinations

EP 117: Professor Dershowitz’s one way ticket is to travel back in time to try and avert the most cataclysmic event in Jewish history.

Alan M. Dershowitz is the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Emeritus, Harvard Law School. He joined the faculty at age 25 and at just 28, became the youngest full professor in the Law School’s history. Professor Dershowitz has published well over 1000 articles, has written more than 30 books, has taught subjects ranging from philosophy…

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EP 116: Ronald’s one way ticket is back to 1760s London to join this American Founding Father.

Ronald Blumer has written, produced, or co-produced eighty documentary films, including three series with Bill Moyers:  “Creativity”, “A Walk Through the Twentieth Century” and “The U.S. Constitution”. For PBS, he has written & co-produced the six-part series, “Liberty! The American Revolution”, a three-part mini-series on the life of “Benjamin Franklin” and “American Photography, A Century…

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EP 114: Muffie’s one way ticket is to this future date.

Middlemarch Films, Inc. was founded in 1978 by Ellen Hovde (now retired) and Muffie Meyer. Over the past thirty years, Middlemarch Films has produced more than one hundred films and videos. These have been distributed nationally and internationally in theaters, on television, in the home video and educational markets. All of Middlemarch’s major productions have…

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EP 113: Dr. Streicher’s one way ticket is to this city known for its canals, museums and some behaviors not yet legal elsewhere.

Lauren F. Streicher, M.D. is an Associate Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and the Medical Director of the Northwestern Medicine Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause. Dr. Streicher is a Fellow in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics…

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EP 112: Josh’s one way ticket is to this vibrant year in Manhattan’s history.

Joshua Hammer was born in New York and educated at Princeton University. Between 1992 and 2006 he served as Newsweek Bureau Chief and Correspondent-At-Large on five continents. He is currently a freelance writer based in Berlin, a contributing editor to Smithsonian and Outside, and frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and the…

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