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Wednesday, July 06, 2005

Today, the remarkable story of the people who inhabited Chaco Canyon in the Southwest. The canyon is a harsh, unpredictable environment, but the Anasazi who lived there managed to build spectacular dwellings and a very sophisticated society -- before they mysteriously disappeared 800 years ago. Also, Judge Robert L. Carter, formerly of the NAACP, gives the insider's perspective on the fight against segregation in the US. Adrienne Miller shares her debut novel, The Coast of Akron. We'll also find out how to cook delicious, healthy meals using just three ingredients.

Chaco Canyon

Archaeologist Brian Fagan tells us about the people of the Canyon, from foraging bands and humble farmers to the elaborate society that flourished between the tenth and twelfth centuries. Fagan is one of the world's leading archaeological writers and is most recently the author of Chaco Canyon: Archaeologists Explore the ...


Tangled Up

Adrienne Miller, the literary editor at Esquire, tells us about her debut novel, The Coast of Akron. The book follows the tangled lives of one unusual family in Ohio as they navigate the ups and downs of love and art.

Adrienne Miller will be reading along ...


Easy Three

Rozanne Gold, a columnist for Bon Appétit magazine and a three-time winner of the James Beard Award, tackles the world of low-calorie, low-carbohydrate cooking in her new book: Low Carb 1-2-3.

» View sample recipes from the book

Music: Sirens soundtrack (Milan) by ...


Down By Law

Robert L. Carter recounts the legal battles he fought in the name of civil rights—as chief legal assistant to Thurgood Marshall, and as General Counsel to the NAACP. He tells us what went on behind the scenes of Brown v. Board and other important cases in A Matter of Law: ...


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