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Thursday, November 21, 2002

Recent studies have shown that there are more than 12 million hungry children in the United States. Loretta Schwartz-Nobel explores poverty in America, Growing Up Empty. Investigative reporter, Bob Woodward, renowned for his groundbreaking expose of Nixon’s Watergate Scandal, discusses President Bush’s controversial foreign policy, Bush At War. Plus, Michael Ondatje, author of The English Patient, discusses the life and work of one of Hollywood’s finest editors, Walter Murch. Plus Indie-film goddess Parker Posey joins filmmaker Rebecca Miller to talk about their latest collaboration Personal Velocity.

Loretta Schwartz-Nobel

Recent studies have shown that there are more than 12 million hungry children in the United States. Loretta Schwartz-Nobel explores poverty in America, Growing Up Empty: The Hunger Epidemic in America.

Music: Peter Gabriel So tracks 3, 5
Jeff Buckley Grace track 6

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Parker Posey and Rebecca Miller

Indie-film goddess Parker Posey joins filmmaker Rebecca Miller to talk about their latest collaboration Personal Velocity.

Music: Personal Velocity Erich Kory Sentiment Cello track 13, 15

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Bob Woodward

Investigative reporter, Bob Woodward, renowned for his groundbreaking expose of Nixon’s Watergate Scandal, discusses President Bush’s controversial foreign policy, Bush At War.

Music: Minority Report soundtrack composer John Williams tracks 7, 9

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Michael Ondatje

Michael Ondatje, author of The English Patient, discusses the life and work of one of Hollywood’s finest editors, Walter Murch, The Conversations: Walter Murch and the Art of Editing Film. Read an excerpt in the Reading Room.

Music: The Godfather Soundtrack- The Godfather Waltz

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