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Wednesday, March 11, 2009

On today’s show: We’ll hear from one of the investors who lost millions with Bernard Madoff. Then, a look at Joseph P. Kennedy's Hollywood years -- before he launched one of America’s great political dynasties. And, we’ll learn about the second most translated book in the world after the Bible: Lao-tzu’s Tao Te Ching. Plus, Al and Larry Ubell answer your home repair questions.

He Madoff With All Their Money

Bernard Madoff is expected to plead guilty to 11 felony counts in the largest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history tomorrow. Vanity Fair contributing editor Mark Seal interviewed dozens of Madoff’s victims (including some of his closest friends) for his article "Madoff's World" which appears in the April ...

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A Kennedy in Hollywood

Before he founded one of Americas great political dynasties Joseph Kennedy worked in the movie business in Hollywood. He made a tremendous amount of money as the head of three movie studios and even had an affair with Gloria Swanson. Cari Beauchamp chronicles this forgotten chapter of movie-making history in ...

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The Second Book of Tao

Lao-tzu's Tao Te Ching is the most widely translated book in the world after the Bible. Following the success of his first book on the Tao Te Ching, scholar and translator Stephen Mitchell has composed The Second Book of Tao, which draws on the work of one of Lao-tzu’s ...

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The Gurus of How-To

Al & Larry Ubell answer your questions on home repair. Call 212-433-9692 with your questions, or leave a comment below. The Ubells' Accurate Building Inspectors website

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