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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

The debate between evolution and creationism is all over the news. On today's show, we'll ask whether or not science and religion can be reconciled. Plus, we'll hear about a new exhibit on Charles Darwin at the American Museum of Natural History. Jed Perl of the New Republic looks back at what made New York such a hotbed of innovative art in the middle of the 20th century. And chef Anthony Bourdain tells us about one of his most disastrous nights in the kitchen.

Science and Religion

Can science and religion be reconciled? Most scientists accept the theory of evolution. But what about scientists who are also Christians? Are they obligated to believe in creationism? Robert Pollack, Director of the Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Columbia University, joins us for a discussion on ...

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Darwin on Display

Niles Eldredge, the curator of the Darwin exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History, takes a look at the life and work of the man whose theory of evolution is still at the center of debates about the origin of human life.

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Don't Try This at Home

Sometimes even the best chefs bite off more than they can chew. Don’t Try This at Home--a new collection of culinary disaster stories--reveals that nobody's perfect when it comes to the art of cooking. Chef Anthony Bourdain joins us with the tale of his 1991 New Years meltdown.

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New Art City

Jed Perl, the art critic for the New Republic, examines how New York City came to be one of the world's most important art scenes during the middle of the 20th century in New Art City.

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