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Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Former counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke believes that Americans aren’t any safer since 9/11. He talks about what the next administration must do to successfully fight terrorism. Also, Ruth Reichl and Rick Moonen explain how to become an eco-conscious seafood chef. Plus: the glamorous world of 1930s New York. And a Manhattan wine merchant reflects on his 30 years in business.

Tune in for our latest Political Projections on Tuesday, June 3! We'll talk about how Hollywood has dealt with political machines. We're also hosting a special free film screening on Monday, June 2. Seating is limited, so don't wait to RSVP!


Richard A. Clarke, Rick Moonen and Ruth Reichl

Richard Clarke on US National Security Failures

Former top counterterrorism adviser Richard A. Clarke believes that the Bush administration failed to protect Americans from the terrorist attacks of 9/11. In Your Government Failed You: Breaking the Cycle of National Security Disasters, Mr. Clarke explains why these failures have continued and what needs to be done to ...

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Discovering a Diary from 1930s New York

New York Times writer Lily Koppel happened to discover a discarded diary in a dumpster on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in 2004. The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life through the Pages of a Lost Journal weaves original diary entries and interviews with the diary's 90-year-old owner ...

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Reflections of a New York Wine Merchant

In 1977, Neal Rosenthal quit his career as a lawyer to become a Manhattan wine merchant. Reflections of a Wine Merchant shares Mr. Rosenthal's own experiences to chronicle how the wine industry has changed over the last 30 years.

Dinner with Neil Rosenthal Tuesday, June 17 at ...


Fish-Hugger: Carbon Neutral Gone Wild

With the price of gas climbing ever higher and global warming doom approaching, people are searching for alternative energy, fuel and transportation sources. But what about food? Experts say our current food supply system is responsible for one-third of global greenhouse emissions. So what should we eat? Ruth Reichl, editor ...

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Jalapeño Salmon Burgers

These are good and spicy, but if you really like heat, use serranos or another chile with a bigger kick.

Serves 4

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Char, red rainbow trout (add another tablespoon of sour cream), mackerel

1 pound skinless wild salmon fillet, chilled in the freezer for 1 1/2 hours 1/2 ...


Catfish Sloppy Joes

These are just as sloppy and delicious as you could hope for. Soft, tender potato rolls are my choice for serving, but any hamburger bun will do.

Serves 8

Accept Substitutes

Sloppy Joes are great made with tilapia, but you could try skinless salmon, char, or trout too.

1/2pound catfish ...


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