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Tuesday, August 12, 2003

Gurus on how-to Ubell and Son take listener calls on home repair. Then, documentary filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy shares his latest film about a group of students at a California public school struggling to put on the school’s first play in over twenty years, OT: Our Town. Katy Lederer, author of Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers explains how her family’s academic pursuits led to professional gambling. And Sheri Holman discusses her latest novel, The Mammoth Cheese.

Ubell and Son

Gurus on how-to Ubell and Son take listener calls on home repair.

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Scott Hamilton Kennedy and Catherine Borek

Documentary filmmaker Scott Hamilton Kennedy shares his latest film about a group of students at a public school in Compton, California struggling to put on the school’s first play in over twenty years, OT: Our Town. Catherine Borek, a teacher at the highschool featured in OT, will also join.

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Katy Lederer

Katy Lederer explains how her family’s academic pursuits led to professional gambling, Poker Face: A Girlhood Among Gamblers. Read an excerpt of Lederer's book in the Reading room.

Music: The Grifters Soundtrack composer Elmer Bernstein

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Sheri Holman

Sheri Holman with her latest novel, The Mammoth Cheese.

Music: Mumford Soundtrack composer James Newton Howard

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