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Thursday, October 16, 2008

Get recession-friendly tips on dining out in New York from Tim and Nina Zagat. Also, on Underreported: the current financial crisis is often compared to the Great Depression; find out why it may be more like the Panic of 1873. And Sudanese refugee Halima Bashir talks about how to bring peace to Darfur.

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Halima Bashir

Zagat Dining on a Budget

Tim and Nina Zagat give us a peek at the latest edition of their Zagat New York City guide, and share tips for budget-friendly dining in hard times.

Weigh in: How has the economic downturn affected your dining habits?

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Underreported: Panic of 1873

Many are measuring the current financial crisis against the Great Depression – but what’s happening now may be more like the Panic of 1873, a little-known economic crash that started in Europe with a building boom and led to a banking collapse. Scott Reynolds Nelson is professor of history at ...

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Underreported: Survival in Darfur

Halima Bashir, a physician in her native Sudan, was tortured and repeatedly raped for informing on atrocities in Darfur. She then had to flee, and now lives as a refugee in London. She tells us about her new life, and what she thinks needs to happen to bring about peace ...

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