Think in D.C.

Krys Boyd and the Think production crew will visit Washington, D.C. to broadcast live from NPR headquarters May 8-11, 2017. Krys will talk with curators for the Smithsonian, NPR radio legends Susan Stamberg and Scott Simon, and Atlantic reporter Franklin Foer.

Watch the Think team’s Facebook Live replays, then check out the week’s show details below:

When and where

• Tune in to KERA 90.1 FM May 8-11 from noon to 2 p.m. Central and May 12 from 1 to 2 p.m., or listen live here.
• Listen to the podcast of each show after it airs here or on your favorite podcast app.
Follow along on Twitter.

Guests and topics

Here’s a preview of the week’s lineup:

» Race will center prominently in a number of our conversations. Georgetown University sociologist Michael Eric Dyson talks about his highly-praised book Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America.
A Conversation With Michael Eric Dyson »

» NPR’s Code Switch team stops by to talk about telling stories of how race influences our interactions with one another. And Richard Rothstein of the Economic Policy Institute explains how racial zoning polices that date to the 1920s still effect American cities.
How America Became Segregated »

» The Smithsonian is marking the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, and a pair of curators explain how they put that history into context.
Remembering World War I »

» Atlantic reporter Franklin Foer talks about how Mexico could retaliate if U.S.-Mexican relations deteriorate.
The U.S.-Mexico Relationship »

» NPR recently paired up with Frontline for a look into affordable housing, and NPR reporter Laura Sullivan joins us to talk about the investigation, which included stops in Texas.
Why Many Americans Remain Homeless »

» And it wouldn’t be a trip to NPR without a chat with a couple of radio legends. Susan Stamberg and Scott Simon will talk about their distinguished careers – and take your calls.
The Legends Of NPR »