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Wednesday, June 13, 2007

John Ghazvinian examines how the growth of Africa’s oil industry is affecting world politics. Later on, the granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson takes us back to England in the summer of 1911, on the eve of WWI. And Antonio Madruga, a 12-year-old piano jazz prodigy will be here. Plus, Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions.

Guests:

John Ghazvinian and Antonio Madruga

Africa's Growing Oil Industry

The United States now imports more oil from Africa than from Saudi Arabia. In Untapped, John Ghazvinian examines the growth of Africa’s oil industry and its effect on world politics.

Untapped is available for purchase at amazon.com

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England on the Eve of WWI

Juliet Nicolson, the granddaughter of Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson, looks back at England during the summer of 1911, on the eve of World War I.

The Perfect Summer is available for purchase at amazon.com

Event: Juliet Nicolson will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, June ...

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A Piano Jazz Prodigy

Twelve-year-old international piano jazz prodigy Antonio Madruga tells us about making his New York club debut tonight at Sweet Rhythm.

Event: Antonio Madruga will be playing a special encore performance
Saturday, June 16th at 9 and 11pm
Sweet Rhythm
88 Seventh Avenue South

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The Gurus of How-To

Alvin and Larry Ubell, the "Gurus of How-To" answer your questions about home repair. Call 212-433-9692.

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