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Tuesday, October 31, 2006

There’s one week to go before Election Day and we’ll keep interviewing the major candidates. Up next, Republican Thomas Kean, Jr. makes his case to be New Jersey’s next U.S. Senator. Also, NPR’s Margot Adler with a new edition of her book about modern-day pagans in America, Drawing Down the Moon and 30 Issues in 30 Days #27: Should the Military be Privatized?

Garden State Race

Tom Kean Jr. , New Jersey State Senator and Republican candidate for U.S Senate
- discusses why he would make a better senator than Robert Menendez


Garden State Variety

Kathy Barrett-Carter, editorial writer at the Newark Star-Ledger
-offers analysus of the Kean/Menendez Senate race in New Jersey

The Newark Star-Ledger



Margot Adler, NPR' s New York bureau chief, Wiccan and author, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, Goddess-Worshippers and Other Pagans in America (Penguin, 2006 revised & updated)
- offers a Halloween update of her history of neo-pagans in America


30 Issues in 30 Days: Should the Military be Privatized?

Doug Brooks, president of the International Peace Operations Association (an association of private security contractors)
Robert Young Pelton, author, Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror (Crown, 2006)
- debate the use of private security firms by the ...


Less Aging With Fewer Calories

Dr. Richard Weindruch, gerontologist at the University of Wisconsin, director of the Rhesus Monkey Study
-talks about the research on the rhesus monkeys that suggests a calorie restrictive diet prevents the effects of aging.

Article in the New York Times


Margot Adler

Margot Adler

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Margot Adler, NPR's New York bureau chief, Wiccan and author, "Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druids, GOddess-Worshippers and Other Pagans in America"


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