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Putting on the Ritz

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Friday, October 19, 2007

Playwright Terence McNally and actress Rosie Perez discuss the new Broadway revival of his 1975 comedy hit "The Ritz." And on today's Please Explain, we'll take the pulse of the human heart.

Putting on the Ritz

Rosie Perez made her Broadway debut five years ago in Terence McNally's "Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune." The Academy Award-nominated actress and the four-time Tony-winning playwright are back on Broadway this season with a revival of his 1975 hit “The Ritz,” a farce about a garbage man ...

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Please Explain: The Human Heart

Our hearts beat about 100,000 times every day, pumping our blood nearly 12,000 miles: the equivalent of crossing the U.S. from coast to coast four times. Today we'll find out how our most vital organ works, why it sometimes fails, and what we can do to keep it healthy. Send ...

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