Street Talk With Liz Saint John 11.17.2013

Liz Saint John interviews three guests every Sunday morning covering a variety of issues and topics. She talks with representatives from Bay Area non-profit organizations, documentary filmmakers, authors, and professors.

1. Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada, investigative reporters for ESPN, coauthor the book League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth. Steve talks about the link between football and brain damage and if anyone knew about the dangers and tried to cover up the story in order to keep the game going, and the money coming in.

2. Col. Chris Hadfield, author of An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth:What Going to Space Taught Me About Ingenuity, Determination, and Being Prepared for Anything, talks about his inspiration for becoming an astronaut, being chosen for the program, traveling to the Mir Space Station and helping build the International Space Station. Part one of our interview.

3. Col. Chris Hadfield, in part two of our interview, talks about the importance of continuing space exploration, that incredible landing on the Hudson, Curiosity landing on Mars, and his best day while living aboard the International Space Station.

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