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Holding a Polluter Accountable for a Brain Cancer Cluster in South Florida

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Reporter Sharon Lerner looks at a brain tumor cluster in a small Florida town, and investigates its connection to radioactive waste from a large defense contractor.
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How to Protect a Planet in Peril

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Frances Beinecke talks about her tenure as head of Natural Resources Defense Council, at the front lines of the modern environmental movement.
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Gabrielle Hamilton's Prune Cookbook

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

James Beard Award–winning chef and owner of Prune talks about writing her first cookbook, full of favorite dishes from a favorite Lower East Side restaurant.
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Pollution Problems, Protecting the Planet

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Why the brain cancer rate among girls shot up 550% in one Florida town. How to make habit-forming products. Chef Gabrielle Hamilton's first cookbook. Leading the environmental movement.
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Recipe: Gabrielle Hamilton's Roasted Beets and Their Tops with Aioli

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Sweet roasted beets with garlicky aioli, from Prune's kitchen.
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Recipe: Gabrielle Hamilton's Figs and Raspberries with Steeped Lemon Cream

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Fresh, perfect figs and fresh, perfect raspberries in a pool of lemon cream.
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How Companies Hook Us on Habit-Forming Products

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Nir Eyal explains the Hook Model—a process many successful companies use to subtly encourage customer behavior adn develop habits.
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Recipe: Gabrielle Hamilton's Beef Short Ribs Braised in Pho Broth with Condiments

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Tender braised short ribs with fresh Thai basil, mung bean sprouts,mint, and freshly cut lime
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Held for Three Years on Riker's Island Without a Trial

Monday, November 03, 2014

A teenager spent more than a year and a half in solitary confinement on Riker's Island without ever standing trial. New Yorker contributor Jennifer Gonnerman tells us why.
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'Bitter Honey': a Portrait of Polygamous Marriage

Monday, November 03, 2014

Robert Lemelson's documentary “Bitter Honey” is an intimate look at three polygamous families in Bali, Indonesia, where women have little voice in the conditions of their domestic lives.
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Recipe: SmittenKitchen's Deb Perelman's Pecorino and Olive Oil Popcorn with Kale Dust

Monday, November 03, 2014

The recipe Deb Perelman demonstrated in The Greene Space, following the Lopate and Locavores discussion on how to write a cookbook.
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Chocolate, Bacon, and Pomegranate Bark

Monday, November 03, 2014

The recipe Melissa Clark demonstrated in The Greene Space, following the Lopate and Locavores discussion on how to write a cookbook.
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The Kennedys and the Churchills

Monday, November 03, 2014

Biographer Thomas Maier explores the ways Winston Churchill influenced JFK and American policy, and the relationship between two great families.
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Strong Bonds: Injustice on Riker's Island, Polygamy, the Kennedys and Churchills

Monday, November 03, 2014

Three years on Rikers Island without a trial. Polygamy in Bali, Indonesia. Simon Rich. And the relationship between the Churchill and Kennedy families.
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Helicopter Moms, Narcissists and Spoiled Brats

Monday, November 03, 2014

Simon Rich tells us about his new collection of funny stories, about the millennial culture wars.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Wonder Woman, Prison Reform & Rachel Dratch!

Friday, October 31, 2014

This week: New Yorker contributor Jill Lepore shares the surprising history behind the iconic character Wonder Woman (First). Then, Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative tells us why the criminal justice system treats the rich and guilty better than the poor and innocent (21:22). Plus Mario Correa and Rachel Dratch talk about the new show about real life political sex scandals, called "Tail! Spin!" (44:25)

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Guest Picks: Tony Gilroy

Friday, October 31, 2014

Tony and Dan Gilroy were on the show on October 31 to discuss their film, Nightcrawler. We found out that Tony Gilroy is a fan of Game of Thrones. Find out what else he's a fan of!

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'Nightcrawler' Is a Thriller Set in LA's Seedy Underbelly

Friday, October 31, 2014

Director Dan Gilroy and his brother, producer Tony Gilroy, talk about their new film, which follows a crime reporter chasing stories in LA's nocturnal underbelly.
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Mexico: The Cookbook

Friday, October 31, 2014

Culinary legend Margarita Carrillo Arronte tells us about the rich diversity and flavors of Mexican cuisine.
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Untangling the Dynamics of the Syrian Civil War

Friday, October 31, 2014

Reese Erlich gives spoke to rebel leaders and President Bashar al-Assad to sort through this critical power struggle and explains why it matters for the United States and the world.
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