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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

On today's show: We'll learn about how we can reduce our CO2 emissions and the size of our waistlines at the same time with Mark Bittman. Plus, a discussion about the changing makeup of contemporary American family life.

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Mark Bittman

Food Matters

In his numerous cookbooks and his New York Times column, The Minimalist, food writer Mark Bittman has offered recipes on how to cook just about everything. In his latest book, Food Matters, Bittman advances the idea of rethinking consumption and offers a plan for responsible eating that ...

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Redefining Family

According to editor Rebecca Walker, the traditional American nuclear family has changed dramatically over the past three decades. Walker has compiled 18 essays from the new frontiers in American family life in the book One Big Happy Family, which covers everything from open-marriages to gay adoption. We’ll also be ...

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