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Monday, June 11, 2007

Peter Godwin talks about his father’s death, set against the backdrop of Zimbabwe’s collapse. Then, we explore all things sushi—from how it’s prepared, to how its growing popularity here in America is affecting the fish industry. And a busy lawyer explains the importance of making time to eat dinner at home. Plus, a public health specialist tells us what she believes needs to be done to combat the AIDS epidemic in Africa.

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Peter Godwin

Dying in Zimbabwe

Peter Godwin writes about coming to terms with his father’s death in Zimbabwe, as their adopted homeland descended into chaos.

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The Zen of Fish

In The Zen of Fish, Trevor Corson explores the history of sushi. He explains how raw fish became so popular in America, and how it’s affecting the fish industry.

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Events: Trevor Corson will be speaking and signing books

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Dinner with Dad

Cameron Stracher, a busy lawyer and father, explains how he carved out enough time to have dinner at home five nights a week for a full year.

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The Invisible Cure

Molecular biologist and public health specialist Helen Epstein argues that the causes--and potential solutions--of the AIDS epidemic in Africa may be less complicated that most experts think.

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