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Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Joel Wit, senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Daniel Poneman, senior fellow with the Forum for International Policy, join us with an update on the North Korean nuclear situation. Then, journalist and author Larry Tye looks back at the historical and cultural significance of the railroads for black workers in the early 20th century. His new book is titled Rising from the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class. And Trevor Corson delves into the mysteries of our favorite crustaceans in The Secret Life of Lobsters.

Joel Wit and Daniel Poneman

Joel Wit, senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and Daniel Poneman, senior fellow with the Forum for International Policy, on North Korea’s nuclear technology. Wit and Poneman are co-authors (along with Robert Gallucci) of Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis, published by the Brookings ...

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Listeners call in and share their thoughts on the intricacies of nonproliferation and nuclear policy in the post-Cold War era.

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Larry Tye

Journalist Larry Tye on the history of black Pullman porters in Rising from the Rails.

» Read an excerpt of Tye's book in the Reading Room
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Events: Larry Tye will be speaking on:
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Trevor Corson

Trevor Corson on The Secret Life of Lobsters.

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Events: Trevor Corson will be speaking
Tuesday September 21 at 7PM
American Museum of Natural History

Music: Soundtrack to Sea Power, music by Michael ...

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