Home DVD Reviews
All Things Considered, May 31, 2002
Home entertainment reviewer Bruce Kluger highlights three new DVD releases that
came out this week: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a special edition of
Memento and a four-disc collection of the entire Rambo series. Kluger says Harry
Potter is kid-friendly, Memento is a complicated mystery and Rambo is, well,
complete. And Kluger points out that the DVD has arrived—the DVD industry now
says thirty percent of homes have a player.
Children Jot Questions, Hopes in Letters to Obama
All Things Considered, August 22, 2009
When author Bruce Kluger sent out a call to friends and relatives for letters to
President Obama from children, his request went viral. In six weeks, he ended up
with more than 1,000 responses, from kids ages 4 to 18 from 29 states in all
regions of the country. Kluger and his co-author, David Tabatsky, picked almost
200 of the submitted letters and drawings, and published them in a collection called
Dear President Obama.
In Defense of 'Baby Einstein'
Talk of the Nation, August 15, 2007
The baby video industry was challenged this month when a study showed that
videos such as Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby don't make kids smarter—and might
even cause some harm. Bruce Kluger, DVD reviewer for Parenting magazine, says
he finds the study unconvincing.
Fathers As Primary Caretakers
Talk of the Nation, June 14, 2001
A new study says one out of four single parents raising kids, is a father. But do
single dads get the support they need? On the next Talk of the Nation, Juan
Williams talks with all kinds of fathers—single, married, divorced—about the
changing state of fatherhood.