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Friday, June 15, 2007

Guest host Amy Eddings explores the mysterious death of a notorious New York anticommunist leader in 1962. Then, Nashville-based singer/songwriter Adrienne Young performs live. And New Yorker writer Alec Wilkinson profiles a homeless man who built a raft out of garbage and sailed across the Atlantic. Plus, we explore sinuses on this week’s Please Explain.

Guests:

Alec Wilkinson and Adrienne Young

Behind the Blacklist

In the 40s and 50s, a former grocer named Laurence Johnson spearheaded an anticommunist blacklist against radio and TV broadcasters in New York. In A Shadow of Red, David Everitt explores Laurence Johnson's life, and his mysterious death in 1962.

A Shadow of Red is available for purchase at

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From Nashville to New York

Nashville-based singer/songwriter Adrienne Young performs live with her band from her new album, Room to Grow.

Room to Grow is available for purchase at amazon.com

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The Happiest Man in the World

New Yorker writer Alec Wilkinson recounts the real-life adventures of a sometimes homeless man who built a raft out of garbage and sailed across the Atlantic.

The Happiest Man in the World is available for purchase at amazon.com

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Please Explain: Sinuses

On today's Please Explain, Andrew P. Lane, Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at Johns Hopkins University, answers your questions about sinuses. Call 212-433-9692.

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