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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 Forbes.com 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.

Port-sighted

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
and
David Andelman, executive editor of Forbes.com
- on the ...

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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)

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Depleted

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

» Glen Lawrence at Long ...

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Open Phones

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

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Photo File: Suburban Scribe


Debra Galant, Baristanet Blogger

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