Depleted Vets

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Friday, March 10, 2006

Some Iraqi war veterans are suing the Pentagon over health problems they say are caused by depleted uranium. A scientist, a politician and a military man all weigh in on what some are calling the new Agent Orange. Plus, Debra Galant, the former Suburban Life columnist for The New York Times, will talk about her new novel set in the New Jersey suburbs; former New Jersey governor Jim Florio and editor David Andelman the latest on the Dubai Ports World deal; and listener calls on television: the good, the bad and why bad is sometimes better.


Jim Florio, former Governor of New Jersey, former Congressmen (D-NJ1), CEO of Xspand, an asset management company
- on lack of Congressional oversight of the Committee on Foreign Investment's approval of the Dubai Ports World deal
David Andelman, executive editor of
- on the ...


Desperate Housewives

Debra Galant, author Rattled (St. Martin's Press 2006)
- on life in the suburbs and her new novel

» Rattled (St. Martin's Press 2006)



Glen Lawrence, professor of Biochemistry and Bioinorganic Chemistry at Long Island University
Herbert Reed, retired army staff sargent
Jeffrey Dinowitz, New York State Assemblyman 81st District
- on the problem of depleted uranium

» Glen Lawrence at Long ...


Open Phones

Listeners call in about "good" television vs. "guilty-pleasure" tv


Photo File: Suburban Scribe

Debra Galant, Baristanet Blogger


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