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Thursday, April 02, 2009

On today’s show: Temple Grandin proposes ways in which humans and animals can best interact. Then, Academy and Emmy award winning actress Cloris Leachman on a life spent on stage and screen. Also, we’ll bring you the latest news from the G-20 summit. And, a look back at Three Mile Island nuclear accident, three decades later. Plus, our latest underreported segment looks at the problems confronting nuclear facilities in the United States and Germany.

Animals and Us

Temple Grandin has spent decades trying to get livestock treated as humanely as possible. In her new book Animals Make Us Human she examines how animals share the same core emotional systems that humans do.

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Cloris Leachman

Actress Cloris Leachman has won an Academy Award and nine Emmy awards over the course of her career. Her autobiography is called Cloris.

Event: Cloris Leachman is speaking and signing books
Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 pm
Barnes & Noble, Lincoln Triangle
1972 Broadway, at 66th Street

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The G-20 Latest

The G-20 summit gets under way today. We get an update on what’s happening as the leaders of the world’s biggest economies sit down to discuss the global financial crisis from John Authers, Global Investment Editor of The Financial Times. We’ll also be joined by Mary Jordan Foreign Correspondent for ...

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30 Years After Three Mile Island

Three decades after a partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear facility, we’ll look at the incident and its broader impact on U.S. nuclear policy with J. Samuel Walker. He’s the historian for the Nuclear Regulator Commission and author of the book Three Mile Island.

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Underreported: The Nuclear Scientist Shortage

Nuclear energy is slated to become a bigger part of America's energy mix, but who will work at the plants once they've been built? Dr. Ivan Oelrich joins us to talk about the shortage of nuclear technicians and operators in the United States today. Dr. Oelrich is Vice President for ...

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