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The alarm clock rings. Years come and go. Time is immutable, beyond our control But the way we think about time isn't so set. Join host Neal Conan and guests for a discussion about time: down time, time out, making time and losing time.

Todd Rakoff
*author of A Time for Every Pupose: Law and the Balance of Life
*professor of administrative law, Harvard University

Michael Flaherty
*author of A Watched Pot: How We Experience Time

Kurt Gibble
*Atomic Clock scientist
*associate professor of physics at Pennsylvania State University

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Neal Conan
Award winning journalist Neal Conan was the final host of Talk of the Nation, which broadcast its final show on June 27, 2013.