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Thursday, May 10, 2007

Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich explores the culinary traditions of some of her favorite, often overlooked, regions in Italy. And we finish the show with two Underreported features. First, WNYC's own Bob Hennelly talks about the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to eliminate a radiation detection laboratory in New York City. Then, we ask why some children in America have been sent to jail without talking to an attorney.

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Lidia Bastianich and Bob Hennelly

Lidia's Italy

Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich explores the culinary traditions of 10 of her favorite regions in Italy--from Piemonte to Puglia--which are often overlooked. She's collected 140 recipes for her new cookbook, Lidia’s Italy(PDFs).

Download sample recipes from Lidia's Italy (PDFs):
Fennel and Orange ...

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Underreported: A Nuclear Detection Lab in NYC

On today’s first Underreported, WNYC’s own Bob Hennelly reports on the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to close the Environmental Measurements Laboratory--a federal nuclear detection lab in Manhattan that was started in 1947--as part of a larger effort to cut costs. And we discuss last week’s Congressional hearings (which addressed ...

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Underreported: Incarcerated Teens

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that declared that children in the juvenile justice system have the right to an attorney. Yet many children do not receive adequate legal aid. On today’s second Underreported, we ask why some American teenagers have been sent to jail ...

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