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Friday, August 15, 2008

Douglas Feith reveals what it was like behind the walls of federal intelligence at the turn of the century in his new recent work, War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism. Plus: DJ Spooky a/k/a Paul Miller blends high art and hip hop through a variety of music styles and samplings; chef and food activist Alice Waters; campaign websites; and why when kids go to camp, it’s the parents that get homesick.

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Douglas Feith, Paul Miller, a.k.a DJ Spooky and Alice Waters

Speaking with Feith

Douglas Feith, former undersecretary of policy at the Pentagon and author of War and Decision: Inside the Pentagon at the Dawn of the War on Terrorism, offers an insider's view on the run-up to the war in Iraq.

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Ideas from Aspen: Slow Food

Alice Waters, chef and founder of Chez Panisse Restaurant, explains why the food we eat is a political choice.

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Presidential Web Spin

From the Personal Democracy Forum in June, Brian Lehrer talks to Mark Soohoo, Justine Lam and Tracy Russo about the McCain, Ron Paul, and John Edwards websites.

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Esoteric Hip-Hop

Musician, conceptual artist and writer DJ Spooky (aka Paul D. Miller) looks at composition and digital media in his new book/cd Sound Unbound.

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Camp Idontwanna

New York Sun columnist Lenore Skenazy talks about lonely parents who miss their kids at camp.

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ICANN, You Can...

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Paul Twomey, president and CEO of ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), spoke with Brian Lehrer at the Aspen Ideas Festival in July, about their recent decision to offer more top-level domain names.

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