How To Be a Tourist

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Thursday, February 08, 2007

On today's show: some of the best places to visit, food to eat, and things to see in New York - whether you're a tourist or a dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker. Also, on Underreported: there are over 100 tribes living in remote places throughout the world who choose to avoid contact with the rest of the world. We'll find out why they don't want contact, and how they manage to survive. Plus: why the one-dollar coin has never caught on in the U.S. Amy Sedaris Craft Challenge!

How To Be a Good Tourist

Many visitors to New York City are blown away by how much the city has to offer. But long-time New Yorkers can become a bit blase. We'll tell you how to be a tourist in New York - especially if you're already a New Yorker.

Leonard talks to ...


Underreported: Uncontacted Tribes Who Choose to Remain Separate

There are an estimated 107 tribes living in remote areas worldwide who have little to no contact with the rest of the world. Most remain separate because they choose to. Jonathan Mazower of Survival International looks into why they don't want contact, and how they're faring in an increasingly ...


Underreported: Flipping the Coin

On Feb. 15, the U.S. Mint will release its latest edition of U.S. currency: a new series of one-dollar presidential coins. But one-dollar coins have never really caught on in the US. What will it take to make Americans accept one-dollar coins? Also: should the penny be abolished?



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