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Monday, December 11, 2006

Legendary Knicks point guard Walt Frazier talks about how basketball has changed since he retired in 1979. Then, the daughter of muckraking journalist Jessica Mitford tells us about a new collection of her mother’s letters. Plus, Jay Bakker—son of Jim and Tammy Faye—reflects on the challenges of running an alternative, punk ministry. And we look at the modern history of Burma…and its ongoing 60-year civil war.

Walt Frazier on How Basketball Has Changed

Seven-time NBA All-Star Walt Frazier helmed the Knicks from 1967 to 1977. In The Game Within the Game, he talks about how basketball has changed…and not, he believes, for the better…since he retired.

The Game Within the Game is available for purchase at amazon.com

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The Wit and Activism of Jessica Mitford

Editor Peter Sussman joins Constancia “Dinky” Romilly, the daughter of the celebrated wit and muckraking journalist Jessica Mitford, to talk about a new collection of Jessica Mitford’s letters.

Decca is available for purchase at amazon.com


Events: Constancia “Dinky” Romilly and Peter Sussman
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One Punk Under God

Jay Bakker—son of Jim and Tammy Faye—talks about his punk ministry, the subject of the new Sundance series "One Punk Under God."

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Burma’s Complex History

In The River of Lost Footsteps, Thant Myint-U, a senior officer at the U.N., discusses the complex history of Burma, and its ongoing 60-year civil war.

The River of Lost Footsteps is available for purchase at amazon.com

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