Eyewitness Accounts

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Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Washington Post correspondent Anthony Shadid calls in from Tyre with a live report on the situation in Lebanon. Then, a new documentary about Kenny Shopsin’s one-of-a-kind Greenwich Village restaurant. And the Food Network’s Alton Brown will be here. Plus: a profile of a former California Republican congressman who’s been jailed for taking bribes.

An Update from Tyre

Washington Post correspondent Anthony Shadid calls in live from Tyre, with an eyewitness report on the conflict between Lebanon and Israel.

Anthony Shadid’s Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War is available for purchase at


Open Phones: The Conflict in Lebanon and Israel

We open up the phones to get your thoughts on the conflict in Lebanon and Israel. Call 212-433-9692.


I Like Killing Flies

Kenny Shopsin--the eccentric chef of a much loved shoebox size restaurant in Greenwich Village--is the subject of a new documentary: “I Like Killing Flies.” He joins us along with director Matt Maturin.


Alton Brown on the Road to Good Food

The Food Network’s Alton Brown tells us about hitting the road on a motorcycle to find the best food in America for “Feasting on Asphalt.”


An Incarcerated Congressman

Vanity Fair's Judy Bachrach profiles the former California Congressman Randy “Duke” Cunningham—who’s been jailed for taking bribes.


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