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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Two teenage correspondents talk about a journalism program that was inspired by Daniel Pearl--the Wall Street Journal reporter who was killed in Pakistan in 2002. Later on, we find out how a specific hormone causes teen mood swings. Then, Paul Auster and actress Irene Jacob talk about their new film: “The Inner Life of Martin Frost.” And a new novel explores the challenges of relocating from the country to the city. Plus, word maven Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls.

Journalists of the Future

Teenagers Lorna Nickson-Brown and Sultan Mehmood tell us about developing their journalistic skills in a program inspired by Daniel Pearl--the Wall Street Journal reporter who was killed in Pakistan in 2002. Dr. Ronald Thorpe, Vice President and Director of Thirteen’s Education Department, joins them to talk about the mission of ...

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Meet the Hormone that Causes Teen Mood Swings

Scientists say they have identified a specific hormone that causes teenage mood swings. Dr. Sheryl Smith led the study that identified the hormone THP. In adults and children, THP behaves like a tranquilizer. But in teenagers, it leads to anxiety and mood swings. Dr. Sheryl Smith is professor of physiology ...

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Paul Auster's Latest Screenplay

Paul Auster and actress Irene Jacob tell us about “The Inner Life of Martin Frost.” It was an imaginary film in Mr. Auster’s novel The Book of Illusions--now it's been made into a real movie.

Events: "The Inner Life of Martin Frost" will be showing as part of ...

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A Far Country

Daniel Mason imagines the challenges one teenage girl faces when her life shifts from the rural to the urban, in his novel A Far Country.

A Far Country is available for purchase at amazon.com

Events: Daniel Mason will be reading and signing books
Wednesday, March 21 at ...

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Word Maven Patricia T. O'Conner

Word maven Patricia T. O’Conner takes your calls on the ins and outs of English grammar. And she answers some listener email. Call 212-433-9692.

Woe Is I is available for purchase at amazon.com

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