Deep Background with Noah Feldman

Latest Episodes

How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

March 27, 2020 - 30:01
Laurie Santos, a Professor of Psychology at Yale, shares tips for dealing with coronavirus-induced anxiety. For further listening, check...

Fighting Coronavirus with Data

March 25, 2020 - 28:22
Farzad Mostashari, the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services,...

Prisons and Jails Are a Coronavirus Time Bomb

March 24, 2020 - 26:24
Homer Venters, the former Chief Medical Officer for the New York City Jail system, says that we need to stop the spread of coronavirus...

About The Show

Every story has a backstory, even in today's 24-hour news cycle. In Deep Background, Harvard Law School professor and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman will bring together a cross-section of expert guests to explore the historical, scientific, legal, and cultural context that help us understand what's really going on behind the biggest stories in the news.

More Episodes

How to Stay Sane During a Pandemic

March 27, 2020 - 30:01
Laurie Santos, a Professor of Psychology at Yale, shares tips for dealing with coronavirus-induced anxiety. For further listening, check...

Fighting Coronavirus with Data

March 25, 2020 - 28:22
Farzad Mostashari, the former National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services,...

Prisons and Jails Are a Coronavirus Time Bomb

March 24, 2020 - 26:24
Homer Venters, the former Chief Medical Officer for the New York City Jail system, says that we need to stop the spread of coronavirus...

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19

March 19, 2020 - 25:45
Dr. Rebecca Berman, program director for UCSF’s Internal Medicine Residency, discusses the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, what to do if...

Cooking Through the Crisis with Mark Bittman

March 18, 2020 - 33:32
With restaurants and bars across the country temporarily closing down due to concerns about the novel coronavirus, many of us are...

Civil Liberties in the Time of COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - 36:47
Richard Lazarus, a law professor at Harvard and a leading Supreme Court advocate, discusses where public health stops and our individual...