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Why a Potential New Cancer Treatment Was Covered Up

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

What led a science writer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center to expose a cover-up involving a potentially promising experimental cancer therapy.  
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Bringing to Light: A Cancer Treatment Cover Up, Arab Art, Modern Feminism

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A whistle-blower at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. A look at the obstacles and challenges teachers face every day. “Here and Elsewhere” at the New Museum. The feminist movement.
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Pies, Crisps, and Cobblers: Making the Most of Your Summer Fruit

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Melissa Clark offers tips on what to do with all the fruit that’s in season right now—peaches, plums, apricots, melons, berries and more! 
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Recipe: Melissa Clark's Upside Down Polenta Plum Cake

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

A moist cake to make with the plums that are in season this summer.
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Making the Most of Summer Fruit, Making a Documentary about Photographer Dorothea Lange

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Melissa Clark talks summer fruit. What makes Honda tick. A documentary about photographer Dorothea Lange. A lawsuit over the Fukushima disaster.
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The Invisible Photographer Who Captured The Great Depression

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Photographer Dorothea Lange took some of the most powerful and iconic images of America during the Great Depression, and her photograph "Migrant Mother" is one of the most recognized and arresting images in the world. Yet few know the story, struggles, and profound body of work of the woman behind the camera. Dyanna Taylor, Dorothea’s granddaughter, talks about directing, writing, producing, and narrating the documentary “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning.” She’s joined by Elizabeth Partridge, Lange’s goddaughter, who is featured in it. “Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning” is part of PBS’s American Masters series, and it premieres August 29, at 9 pm.

 

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Did a Japanese Energy Company Lie About Radiation Levels in Fukushima to the U.S. Navy?

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Guardian environmental reporter Suzanne Goldenberg discusses a $1 billion lawsuit filed by sailors in the U.S. Navy that accuses the Japanese electric company Tepco of failing to avoid the Fukushima nuclear accident and of lying about radiation levels that have caused health problems for them and their families stationed in Japan. She’s written about the lawsuit in The Guardian, and the story later appeared in Mother Jones as part of their partnership with Climate Desk. 

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What Makes Honda's Engine Roar

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Honda prefers decentralization over corporate control, simplicity over complexity, and experimentation over efficiency, which sets it apart from Toyota and other competitors.
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A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'

Monday, August 25, 2014

The production blends of professional actors, community members, and special guests, as part of the Public Theater's Public Works project.
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The True Paleo Diet's No Excuse to Eat Meat

Monday, August 25, 2014

Eating like your ancestors is fine—but cavemen didn't hunt at Whole Foods. We take a deeper look at the largely vegetarian history of Paleolithic diets from around the world.
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Tips on How to Keep Your Garden Growing

Monday, August 25, 2014

Gerard Lordahl, Director of GrowNYC’s Open Space Greening Program, talks about late summer gardening and how to keep things growing into the fall.
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The Inside Story of One of the Largest Financial Settlement of All Time

Monday, August 25, 2014

Financial reporter William D. Cohan on JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement and investigating Wall Street dealings.
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Diet Tips from the Far Reaches of the Globe, Gardening Tips from a New York City Green Thumb

Monday, August 25, 2014

Gardening advice, the Paleo Diet, a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale," and the inside story of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement.
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Hidden Places in NYC, Religious Divides in the Middle East

Friday, August 22, 2014

Everybody knows about the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State building and other favorite tourist sites. On today’s show, we’ll find out about the many secret, hidden gems to explore in NYC. Then, Joe Assadourian discusses his one-man, off-Broadway comedy, “The Bullpen,” about his experiences in prison. Cherien Dabis describes writing, directing and starring in the new film “May in Summer,” which is set in Amman, Jordan. Plus: This week’s Please Explain is all about the various religious communities in the Middle East that we only hear about in times of crisis--like the Alawites and the Yazidis.

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Skip the Bus Tours and Go Canoeing on the Bronx River Instead

Friday, August 22, 2014

Get off the beaten path to discover New York’s hidden gems and best kept secrets--fossils embedded in buildings, ancient trees, and an island once declared a sovereign state. 
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Starting Life as a Playwright After 12 Years in Prison

Friday, August 22, 2014

Joe Assadourian talks about his new one-man, off-Broadway comedy “The Bullpen,” based on his experiences behind bars.
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Family Turmoil in the Film "May in Summer"

Friday, August 22, 2014

Cherien Dabis tells us about writing, directing, and starring in the film, about religion, marriage, and family drama, set in Amman, Jordan.
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Alawites to Yazidis: A Guide to Religious Communities in the Middle East

Friday, August 22, 2014

This week's Please Explain is about religious communities in the Middle East—Shia, Sunni, Alawite, Yazidi, and more—and their political conflicts and power struggles.
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Why the Port Authority Bus Terminal Is Crumbling, Crowded, Unloved

Thursday, August 21, 2014

The much-maligned Midtown bus terminal was supposed to get a major renovation. Then Governor Christie's office used the money for other projects.
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The Terrible Treatment of Pro-Wrestlers

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Daniel O’Sullivan on why professional wrestlers often lack benefits, pensions, health insurance, and, unlike any other major American sport, aren’t represented by a union.
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