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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

If the U.S. had pursued a different foreign policy during the '80s and '90s, could 9/11 have been prevented? Also: BAM Cinematek’s celebration of J. Hoberman’s 30 years as a film critic for the Village Voice. We hear about the exciting discovery of a 52-million-year-old fossil of a primitive bat. And the guru of how-to, Larry Ubell, answers your home repair questions!

Guests:

J. Hoberman and Larry Ubell

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Could Better Afghanistan Policy Have Prevented 9/11?

Could 9/11 have been prevented if the US had pursued a different foreign policy in Afghanistan in the 80s and 90s? Journalist Roy Gutman talks about American policy missteps in Afghanistan in his new book How We Missed the Story: Osama Bin Laden, the Taliban and the Hijacking of ...

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30 Years of J. Hoberman

BAMcinematek is celebrating J. Hoberman’s 30 years as a film critic for The Village Voice with a series curated by Hoberman.

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52-Million-Year-Old Bat Fossil

Researchers have unearthed a 52-million-year-old fossil of a primitive bat that proves that bats developed the ability to fly before echolocation. Dr. Nancy Simmons of the American Museum of Natural History explains why scientists are so excited about this discovery.

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Al and Larry Ubell, Gurus of How-To

The guru of how-to Larry Ubell answers your home repair questions! Call us at 212-433-9692 or leave a comment below.

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