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Photographing Disaster, and Winning Acclaim

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Lidia Yuknavitch's new novel on how a photographer's controversial photo from a war-torn village in Eastern Europe leads to his fame. 
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New York City's First African American Cop

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

When Samuel Battle broke the color line as NYC's first African American cop in the 1920s, he had to deal with racist colleagues, death threats, and government corruption. 
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How To Use Technology to Exploit Inmates

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

International Business Times senior writer Eric Markowitz discusses his reporting on the intersection of criminal justice and technology. 
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Worshiping Coconuts in the Nude in Christian Kracht's New Novel

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Christian Kracht's absurdist novel about a radical vegetarian and nudist who planned to establish a colony based on worship of the sun and coconuts. 
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China's Business Superpowers

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Over the past two decades, a burst of entrepreneurialism has transformed China’s economy from a closed, impoverished, state-run system into a major power in global business. 
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Breaking the Police Color Barrier, Investigating the For-Profit Prison Industry

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

How entrepreneurship transformed China. NYC’s first African American cop. Christian Kracht's novel, Imperium. The shady side of prisons and the for-profit industry around incarceration.
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How Five Japanese Girls Brought The West to Japan, in 1871

Monday, July 20, 2015

In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the U.S to learn Western ways, so that they might return and help nurture a new generation of enlightened male leaders. 
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The Dissidents Who Risk Their Lives Daily in Burma

Monday, July 20, 2015

Delphine Schrank spent four years underground in Burma reporting among dissidents as they struggled to free their country. 
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Light, Shutter, and Aperture: 25 Years of Brilliant Photography

Monday, July 20, 2015

Critically acclaimed photographer Howard Schatz discusses the years he has spent chronicling the famous, and the unknown.
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Catherine de' Medici's Savage Royal Rivalry

Monday, July 20, 2015

Catherine de' Medici was a ruthless pragmatist and powerbroker who dominated the throne for thirty years, rivaled only by her daughter. 
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The Surprising People Who Make History

Monday, July 20, 2015

Underground reporting among dissidents in Burma. How family royalty changed the 16th Century. The Japanese girls who transformed Japan in 1871. Howard Schatz's 25 years in photography.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Animal Emotions, Helicopter Parents, Anxious Minds & A Hacked Lunch!

Friday, July 17, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's 3 favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them!
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Can Packing a Lunch Change Your Life? We Tried to Find Out

Friday, July 17, 2015

Food Fridays is coming to a close. During our 6 week run this year, we decided to take up a cause: Lunch. We called it Hack Your Lunch, and tried to change people’s lunch habits forever.
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Your Burning Questions (About Cooking), Answered!

Friday, July 17, 2015

New York Times food columnist Melissa Clark and New York Times food editor Sam Sifton join forces for our last “Cooking Along with the Times” segment.
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The Weapon In Your Kitchen

Friday, July 17, 2015

Predating the fork and spoon, the earliest knives were used as weapons. But as our culture developed over the centuries, so did the ways we use our knives.
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Expanding Free Lunches for New York's Kids

Friday, July 17, 2015

Executive director of City Harvest Jilly Stephens and chef Bill Telepan discuss feeding kids when school is out.
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Bringing Fresh Food, and Work Opportunities, To Cypress Hills

Friday, July 17, 2015

Jhon Zhimnay has been involved with the Cypress Hills, Brooklyn Youthmarket for the last 5 years, and was recently promoted.
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Recipe: Bill Telepan's Potato Salad

Friday, July 17, 2015

Potato salad is an essential part of any summer picnic or barbecue, and this recipe from Bill Telepan and Wellness in the Schools features a nice added crunch thanks to the scallions.
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Recipe: Bill Telepan's Cucumber-Dill Soup with Scallions

Friday, July 17, 2015

Kids will love this chilled soup, developed by Bill Telepan and his daughter, Leah, and its simple enough for them to make it too (just ask mom or dad for help with the food processor.)
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Recipe: Bill Telepan's Oatmeal Pancakes

Friday, July 17, 2015

Oatmeal pancakes are a tried-and-true twist on the breakfast classic, and these ones go especially well with homemade blueberry syrups.
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