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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

A science reporter explores the stigma against being short, and explains how physical size and childhood growth shape our adult lives. Then, we hear a live performance from neo-klezmer, bluegrass mandolinist and clarinetist Andy Statman. Plus, we find out how the Yiddish Theater influenced American entertainment at the turn of the 20th century. And Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions.

Size Matters

Several surveys have found that tall people earn more money. According to some studies, each extra inch is worth $1000 a year. Science reporter Stephen S. Hall explores how physical size relates to success in Size Matters.

Size Matters is available for purchase at amazon.com

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Neo-Klezmer Bluegrass

Clarinetist and mandolinist Andy Statman plays his unique brand of neo-klezmer, bluegrass music live in our studio.

East Flatbush Blues is available for purchase at amazon.com

Awakening from Above is available for purchase at amazon.com


Events: Andy Statman will be performing
Saturday, December 16 ...

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The Yiddish Theater in America

In Stardust Lost, Stefan Kanfer looks at how the Yiddish Theater transformed American entertainment at the turn of the 20th century.

Stardust Lost is available for purchase at amazon.com

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The Gurus of How-To

Al and Larry Ubell, the “Gurus of How-To,” answer your home repair questions. Call 212-433-9692.

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