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Environment: How safe do you feel?

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Thursday, June 27, 2002

Juan Gonzalez discusses the environmental consequences of the World Trade Center collapse. Novelist and screenwriter Michael Tolkin discusses Under Radar, his unnerving story of violence and revenge. And before D.W. Griffith and Lillian Gish, there was Alice Guy Blanché, the world's first woman filmmaker and the director of over 400 films between 1896 and 1920. Alison McMahan has her nearly-forgotten story.

Juan Gonzalez

Juan Gonzalez on the environmental consequences of the World Trade Center collapse. His new book is called Fallout.

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Open Phones: Environment

Listeners call in to let us know how safe they feel in our environment today.

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Alison McMahan

Before D.W. Griffith and Lillian Gish there was Alice Guy Blanche, the world's first woman filmmaker and the director of over 400 films between 1896 and 1920. Alison McMahan has her nearly-forgotten story. (Alice Guy Blanche: Lost Visionary of the Cinema)

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Michael Tolkin

Novelist and screenwriter Michael Tolkin's satirical novel The Player was made into a film by Robert Altman. He discusses his newest, an unnerving story of violence and revenge, Under Radar. Read an excerpt in the Reading Room.

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