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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

An investigative journalist examines how today's reproductive technology is changing American families. Then, we find out how socially responsible designs can help empower the poor. And Ted Koppel and Leroy Sievers talk about cancer. Plus, Matthew Cooper tells us about his court battles during the Valerie Plame Wilson CIA leak investigation.

Guests:

Matthew Cooper, Ted Koppel and Leroy Sievers

Reproductive Technology and Changing Ideas of Family

Modern science has made it possible for a woman to give birth to a child that is not genetically related to her. In Everything Conceivable, Liza Mundy investigates how today’s reproductive technology is changing the way we think about family, parenthood, and what life is.

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Design for the Other 90%

The exhibit Design for the Other 90% showcases affordable objects aimed at the 90% of the world's population who often lack the means to purchase even the most basic goods. Many of the designs on display are meant to empower the poor, and help people recovering from natural ...

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Ted Koppel and Leroy Sievers on Cancer

Ted Koppel follows his colleague Leroy Sievers as he battles cancer in "Living with Cancer," a new documentary that premieres on Sunday, May 6th at 8 pm on the Discovery Channel.

Leroy Sievers blogs about his experiences on “My Cancer” for NPR ...

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Matthew Cooper on Plame and Portfolio

Matthew Cooper talks about his court battles during the Valerie Plame Wilson CIA leak investigation. And he tells us about serving as the Washington editor of Condé Nast Portfolio.

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