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Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Thomas Friedman, New York Times columnist, and Michael Mandelbaum, director of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins University, discuss their new book: That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back. Plus: introducing SchoolBook, a new education project from WNYC and the Times; On The Media’s Brooke Gladstone and her husband Fred Kaplan of Slate discuss how their family experienced 9/11; and the push for wine without additives.  

That Used To Be Us

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winning author and New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman and director of American Foreign Policy at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Michael Mandelbaum discuss their new book, That Used To Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back.

Event: Both authors will be at the Russian Tea Room at 7pm on September 7, 2011 for an event with the Hudson Union Society.

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SchoolBook: The Data

Beth Fertig, WNYC education reporter, and Robert Gebeloff, New York Times reporter specializing in data analysis, talk about the New York Times/WNYC project "SchoolBook" and preparing for the first day of school.

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Decade 9/11 Conversation: Brooke Gladstone and Fred Kaplan

Co-host and managing editor of NPR's On The Media and author of The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the MediaBrooke Gladstone joins Slate’s War Stories columnist and author of 1959: The Year Everything Changed (and her husband), Fred Kaplan, to discuss how their respective beats have changed since 9/11 and how their family experienced 9/11 and the aftermath.

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Naked Wine

Alice Feiring, wine journalist and author of Naked Wine: Letting Grapes Do What Comes Naturally, discusses her new book and advocates for natural wine made without government-approved additives.

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