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Monday, February 26, 2007

Mia Farrow, actor and UNICEF ambassador, has just returned from a trip to Chad and the Central African Republic, two of Africa's most forgotten and troubled nations. Now she shares what she saw there and encourages the world to take action. Also: why people fight for sport - and why others like to watch. We'll hear about a revival of a little-known play by JM Barrie, author of Peter Pan. And a conversation with two women who are being honored for their remarkable scientific achievements.

Award-Winning Women in Science

Each year, some of the world's greatest women explorers, scientists and environmentalists are honored by Wings WorldQuest. Ethnobotanist Grace J. Gobbo is a 2007 award winner; she studies traditional medicine practices in Tanzania. Past honoree Dalia Amor Conde works in the Mayan Forests of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize; she ...

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Fighting as a Spectator Sport

Sam Sheridan went in the ring with Olympic Boxers, jiu-jitsu stars, and Thai kickboxers to find out why we fight...and why people like to watch. His new book is A Fighter's Heart.

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Mary Rose: A Ghost Story

Douglas Aibel and Paige HowardThe Vineyard Theatre's new production of JM Barrie's ghost story and play Mary Rose is the first major revival in over 50 years. Leonard talks to actress Paige Howard and the Vineyard Theatre's artistic director ...

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Mia Farrow in Africa

Actress Mia Farrow is a UNICEF ambassador. She's just returned from a two-week trip to Chad and the Central African Republic - - two of Africa’s most forgotten and troubled nations. Both countries have been struggling with internal conflict, as well as an influx of refugees from Darfur. Ms. ...

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