Eating Well

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Thursday, January 22, 2009

Mark Bittman writes in his new book Food Matters that eating for a healthy planet also leads to greater personal health. Additionally, MTA chief Elliot Sander returns to talk about the future of transit in NYC; and the violence just across the Mexican border. Plus: Your Top-Five List of What Obama Can Do For NYC


Mark Bittman and Elliot Sander

Caroline Kennedy Drops Out

Ken Lovett, Daily News Albany bureau chief, talks about Caroline Kennedy's decision to remove her name from consideration for Hillary Clinton's Senate seat.

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The Obama Constitution: 48 Hours Later

Barack Obama's first full day in office was full of decisions related to questions of Executive power and the Constitution: an order to close Guantanamo; a freeze on last minute Bush regulations; an executive order on secrecy; and the suspension of military commissions. Daphne Eviatar, legal correspondent for the

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January Guest: Elliot Sander

CEO and executive director of the MTA, Elliot Sander, is the weekly Thursday guest for the month of January. He'll discuss how the MTA runs and talk about the future of mass transit in New York.

Have a question for Lee Sander? Ask it below.

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Not a Diet Book

In his new book Food Matters: A Guide to Conscious Eating with More Than 75 Recipes (Simon & Schuster, 2008), Mark Bittman discusses how to eat more sanely. He writes the New York Times column "The Minimalist" and the "Bitten" blog.


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Border War

Vicente Calderon, editor of The Tijuana Press, and Amy Isackson, KPBS border reporter, talk about the spike in violence along the Mexico/U.S. border.

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Area 51

Jonathan Bowles and Tara Colton of the Center for an Urban Future discuss their new report on "51 Things the Obama Administration Should do for New York City."

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