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Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Find out why more and more immigrants to the US are bypassing big cities like NY and LA and are instead settling in smaller towns all over the country. Also: French soprano Natalie Dessay. Mary Roach on the science of sex. And a look at the Kurds’ long struggle for statehood, and how it's shaped Middle Eastern politics.


Natalie Dessay and Mary Roach

New Faces in New Places

More and more recent immigrants to the US are choosing to settle in smaller towns and cities across the country, instead of in the traditional gateway cities like New York and Los Angeles. Sociologist Douglas Massey explains more about how the geography of the American immigrant experience is changing. His ...

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French Soprano Natalie Dessay

French soprano Natalie Dessay is one of opera’s great actresses. Her new release is "Italian Opera Arias."

Events: Natalie Dessay will be performing in the Metropolitan Opera's new production of Donizetti's "La Fille du Regiment"
April 26,29 and May 2,5,8,12,16
For tickets and information, ...

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The Science of Sex

The science of sex is studied in labs, brothels, MRI centers, farms, and sex-toy companies. Science writer Mary Roach has spent two years following the study of sexual physiology; she writes about what she found in her new book, Bonk.

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The Kurdish Quest for Statehood

There are 25 million Kurds throughout the world; they’re the world’s largest ethnic group without a nation. Quil Lawrence writes about the long Kurdish struggle for statehood and its place in Middle Eastern politics in Invisible Nation: How the Kurds' Quest for Statehood Is Shaping Iraq and the Middle ...

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