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Friday, April 07, 2006

Haiti is perhaps the most troubled nation in the Caribbean. Today we get a firsthand account of civil violence, coups, and U.S. intervention there. Plus, a look at the new film Friends With Money. A discussion with prolific author Joanna Trollope. And today's Please Explain is all about dogs. Find out what's really happening in your canine's brain.

Tales from Haiti

Kathie Klarreich has reported on Haiti for NPR, the New York Times, NBC, CNN, and ABC, among others. Her memoir is Madame Dread: A Tale of Love, Vodou and Civil Strife in Haiti.

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Friends With Money

Filmmaker Nicole Holofcener and actor Catherine Keener discuss Friends with Money. It's the third film they've made together.

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Second Honeymoon

Joanna Trollope's latest novel is Second Honeymoon. It's an ode to the empty nest syndrome.

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Poetry Off the Shelf: C.K. Williams

In honor of National Poetry Month, we're airing a poem by C.K. Williams called "On the Metro." It's read by Dion Flynn.

This piece is part of the Poetry Off the Shelf series, produced by the »Poetry Foundation. The Poetry Foundation is also delivering daily »poetry ...

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Please Explain: Dogs

On today's Please Explain, dog expert »Cesar Millan gets inside the canine brain. Cesar Millan has been called "Dr. Phil for dogs".

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