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Friday, September 05, 2008

We talk about John McCain's nomination acceptance speech in St. Paul. Also: retailers lose up to forty billion dollars a year to shoplifting, employee theft, and organized retail crime. Find out whether the retail industry's new high-tech approach to dealing with theft is working. Then, hear about one woman's 9-year struggle with a rare autoimmune blood disorder. And Please Explain is all about satellites!

Join us for another Lopate Show film screening! On Monday, Sept. 8th, we'll be showing the 1976 film "All the President's Men" at Galapagos in DUMBO. Seating is limited, so RSVP soon!

John McCain’s Speech in St. Paul

Clark Judge talks about McCain's nomination acceptance speech in St. Paul last night. Judge was a speechwriter and special assistant in the Reagan White House, and he wrote many of Reagan’s campaign speeches in 1988 and numerous podium speeches for the 1992 GOP convention. Currently he’s Managing Director of

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Stop, Thief!

Retailers lose up to forty billion dollars a year to shoplifting, employee theft, and organized retail crime. Find out how the retail industry is now taking a high-tech approach to dealing with theft, and whether it’s working. John Colapinto’s article in the issue of the Sept. 1 issue of the ...

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Surviving a Major Illness

Writer Sarah Manguso struggled for nine years with an autoimmune blood disorder so rare it doesn’t even have a real name. Her new memoir is The Two Kinds of Decay.

Event:
Sarah Manguso will be giving a reading
Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. ...

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Please Explain: Satellites

Please Explain is all about satellites – find out what they are, how they work, and what role they play in your everyday life – from cellphones to the weather report. Dr. Christopher Small is a geophysicist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University; Dr. Scott E. ...

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