Bringing the Past to Life

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Friday, June 08, 2007

Two paleontologists tell us about bringing dinosaurs to life in a new IMAX film. Then, we sample barbecue from some of the country's top pitmasters in an on-air taste test with restaurateur Danny Meyer and food writers Matt and Ted Lee. And we look at a newly restored documentary on Chet Baker. Plus, this week’s Please Explain focuses on Alzheimer’s.
Slideshow: Mythic Creatures


Danny Meyer

Dinosaurs Alive

Paleontologists Mark Norell and Michael Novacek tell us about the new IMAX film "Dinosaurs Alive!," and the exhibit "Mythic Creatures" at the American Museum of Natural History.


The Big Apple Barbecue Block Party

This weekend, some of the country’s top pitmasters—from Texas, South Carolina, Mississippi…and even Manhattan—will fire up their smokers in Madison Square Park. Restaurateur Danny Meyer and food writers Matt and Ted Lee (authors of The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook) join us for an on-air barbecue taste test.

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Following Chet Baker

Bruce Weber talks about the restoration of his documentary about Chet Baker, "Let’s Get Lost" for Film Forum. He's joined by his director of photography, Jeff Preiss.

Events: Bruce Weber will introduce the
7 pm and 8:30 pm screenings of "Let’s Get Lost" on

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Please Explain: Alzheimer's

On today's Please Explain, Dr. Norman Relkin, a physician at the New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Dr. Nikolaos Scarmeas, clinician and assistant professor of neurology at Columbia University Medical Center, answer your questions about Alzheimer's disease.
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