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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Find out what’s in the 2008 Democratic party platform, who wrote it, and how much party platforms even matter in today's campaigns. Also: a look at whether network TV as we know it is in its final days. Find out about the past, present, and future of pre-fabricated homes. And, we issue a 3-Ingredient Recipe Challenge! You suggest three ingredients, and challenge chef Rozanne Gold to create a delectable dish on the spot.

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Rozanne Gold

Democratic Party Platform: What’s in it, and Why

Each party votes on a party platform during their convention, but we rarely hear about what’s in it or how it got there. John Nichols, DC correspondent for The Nation, joins us from Denver to discuss the Democrats’ 2008 party platform and what role it will ...

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The Future of TV

We may have reached the end of television as we know it. What comes next? Find out why the three major networks will need to make some major changes if they want to survive, and whether niche programming and "choose your own plot" interactive options might be the future. Entertainment ...

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Pre-Fabricated Homes

Pre-fabricated housing dates back to the 1830s, when a Chicago builder developed a “balloon frame” method of wood construction to help ease the growing city’s housing shortage. A new exhibit at MoMA, "Home Delivery," looks into the past, present, and future of pre-fabricated homes. It’s on display through ...

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3-Ingredient Challenge

The Lopate Show is hosting a 3-Ingredient Challenge! Think of three ingredients, and challenge New York chef and 3-ingredient expert Rozanne Gold and Leonard to brainstorm creative dishes you can make at home using just those three ingredients. Your three ingredients can be any combination that inspires you, ...

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