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July 26, 2015


Walt Bogdanich in glasses, dark gray suit jacket, white open-necked button-down shirt

Investigative Journalist Walt Bogdanich

Claire McInerny speaks with Walt Bogdanich, assistant editor at The New York Times Investigations Desk.

May 11, 2015


An illustration based on a photo of Orson Welles directing broadcast of

Orson Welles and the Truth

WFIU's James Gray and Joshua Brewer present this special production on the life and career of Orson Welles.

May 4, 2015


Head shots of Margaret Atwood and Katherine Boo

Margaret Atwood and Katherine Boo

A two-part Profiles featuring interviews with novelist Margaret Atwood and New Yorker staff writer Katherine Boo.

April 19, 2015


Shahzeen Attari and Jonathan Bloom in separate portraits, looking at camera, smiling. Attari in black-and-white blouse, nostril stud. Bloom in light blue shirt and jacket, no tie.

Shahzeen Attari and Jonathan Bloom

A special Earth Day edition of Profiles features two interviews with noted authorities on sustainability.

March 1, 2015


Stephanie Coontz in red blouse and Amy Bentley in black blouse and sweater

Stephanie Coontz and Amy Bentley

Yaël Ksander hosts a conversation with family studies historian Stephanie Coontz, and Annie Corrigan speaks with food historian Amy Bentley.

January 26, 2015


Franklyn Cater and Alexandros Washburn

Franklyn Cater and Alexandros Washburn

As part of NPR's Cities Project, NPR producer Franklyn Cater and former New York City urban designer Alexandros Washburn discuss cities in the 21st century.

June 10, 2014


Michael McRobbie and Meryl Streep in WFIU's Studio 3. Street is wearing a black top and beige scarf.

Academy Award-Winning Actress Meryl Streep

IU President Michael McRobbie interviews Meryl Streep, one of the greatest actresses of our time.

November 4, 2011


Todd Rundgren, Stanley Nelson, Sage Steele, Dean Larry Singell

Best of Profiles 2011

This Fund Drive 2011 edition of Profiles presents the most engaging moments from this year’s programs.

July 22, 2011


Slavenka Drakulic in black top, hornrimmed glasses, and red lipstick, smiling

Croatian Novelist And Journalist Slavenka Drakulić

Maria Bucur, professor of East European history at IU Bloomington, interviews Croatian novelist and journalist Slavenka Drakulić.

November 2, 2010


Ellen Ketterson wearing red-framed eyeglasses

Evolutionary Biologist Ellen Ketterson

Karen Hanson hosts this interview with biologist Ellen Ketterson.

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