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Big Questions with Cal Fussman

Jan 11, 2022

Nido came to study in the United States from the Middle East when he was 17 years old with $50 in his pocket and built an extraordinary life through High Point University in North Carolina – where he is now president. During the last 17 years, Nido has grown the university from 90 acres to 500, from 18 buildings to...


Dec 14, 2021

Cal learns how we all can bring some happiness into our lives from a man who became a national and international whistling champion. Chris Ullman has whistled in the Oval Office, whistled on The Today Show and The Tonight Show, and whistled with a symphony orchestra in front of 60,000 people. His message boils down...


Jul 6, 2021

As Cal creates a platform to improve healthcare, he goes into his archives to listen to a conversation he had about a decade ago with the man who wrote the famous Jack Nicholson line in A Few Good Men: “You can’t handle the truth!” When a line like that sticks in the public conscience for decades, you know the...


Jan 26, 2021

After having breakfast with the iconic broadcaster almost every day for more than a decade, Cal has no choice but to produce Larry King’s obituary. He uses Larry’s own voice to explain how Larry became a master of communication and connection, and explains why the world will never see another like him. 

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Oct 13, 2020

Ten years ago, a Rutgers University football player headed downfield on a kickoff to make a tackle like he’d done so many times before. Only this time, while making that hit, Eric LeGrand fractured his C3 and C4 vertebrae. He remained on the ground feeling like he couldn’t breathe, and paralyzed from the neck...