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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Tony Dungy, the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl, talks his successful careers...both in football, and as an author. Also: a look at the use of eminent domain in NYC, and the changing nature of public vs. private space. Stephen L. Carter on his new novel. Plus, hear about unlikely activists who have changed their communities all across America.

Guests:

Stephen L. Carter and Tony Dungy

Tony Dungy Says: You Can Do It!

Indianapolis head coach Tony Dungy was the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl in February 2007. He joins Leonard to talk about his football career, as well has his new kid’s book, You Can Do It! It’s about Tony’s younger brother who’s having a bad day ...

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Eminent Domain in NYC

A new exhibit at the New York Public Library, "Eminent Domain," looks at the use of eminent domain in NYC, and the changing nature of public vs. private space. Stephen Pinson is curator; photographers Thomas Holton and Bettina Johae have work in the show. ...

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Watergate-Era Political Thriller

Bestselling author Stephen L. Carter's new novel is Palace Council. It's a political thriller set in the era of Watergate and Vietnam.

Event: Stephen L. Carter will be speaking and signing books
Tuesday, July 15 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble Union Square
33 East ...

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Amphibian Ark

Amphibians are going extinct faster than any other group of organisms. Now zoos and other institutions all over the world are working together to create an Amphibian Ark to help save species in captivity and keep them breeding even as they disappear in the wild. Biologist Kevin Zippel ...

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Democracy’s Local Heroes

John Siceloff and David Brancaccio of PBS’s NOW, tell how unlikely activists have worked for change in their communities all across the U.S. Their new book is Your America: Democracy’s Local Heroes.

Weigh in: Tell us about an unlikely activist who's made a big difference in your ...

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