Conversations with Allan Wolper

  • ALLAN WOLPER TALKS TO DR. MARGARET HANEY

    Allan Wolper Talks To Dr. Margaret Haney

    January 26, 2015

    Dr. Margaret Haney, a Professor of Neurobiology in Psychiatry and Co-Director of the Substance Use Research Center at the Columbia University Medical Center, uses human volunteers to study the impact of marijuana on the brain. Research has shown that repeated marijuana use can affect the brain of a teenager. She says that California's laws on marijuana defacto legalize its use. Medical marijuana is permitted in 20 states and the district of Columbia. Colorado has legalized the drug for recreational purposes.

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Conversations with Allan Wolper

Allan Wolper is known as a "journalist's journalist." A superb interviewer, reporter, documentary producer and ethics columnist, he has been honored by every journalism medium. Wolper has won over 50 awards, including, television's prestigious Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award - the Pulitzer Prize of broadcast news. He won the National Headliner Award for his radio commentaries, and has been honored by The Medill Graduate School of Journalism at Northwestern University, The Pennsylvania State University, the New York Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and the National Press Club for his ethics columns in Editor and Publisher Magazine. Allan Wolper is a Professor of Journalism at Rutgers University in Newark.

Conversations with Allan Wolper is a 7:30 p.m. Tuesday broadcast and On Demand program featuring guests whose ideas are on the cutting edge. Email Allan at allanwolper@msn.com