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Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Chef Michael Lomonaco returns to talk to the winners of our Food in the City recipe contest. Then, we’ll get a comprehensive history of America’s infatuation with Chinese food from Andrew Coe. It’s been 400 years since Henry Hudson sailed up the river that's been named after him. Peter Mancall tells us about the explorer's doomed final expedition in the winter of 1610. Plus, Alexandra Reeve Givens, Christopher Reeve's daughter, and Dr. Steve Williams, chair of the Department of Rehabilitation at the Boston School of Medicine, discuss spinal cord injuries and the latest advances in treating patients who are paralyzed. .

RSVP to the Lopate Show’s Projections screening of “Baby Face” on July 21st in WNYC’s Greene Space here: projections@wnyc.org

Michael Lomonaco Picks a Winner

For the final part of our Food in the City series, chef Michael Lomonaco, is here to announce the winner and runners up of our recipe contest. We’ll speak with them about cooking in the city, and about how they've adapted and reinterpreted recipes to ...

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Chop Suey

Andrew Coe explains the history of America's infatuation with Chinese food in his book Chop Suey. His story takes us from China to the 1848 Gold Rush in the American West to the New York, where "Bohemians" discovered chop suey, to President Nixon’s trip to China.

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Fatal Journey

Historian and biographer Peter C. Mancall describes Henry Hudson's failed final voyage in the winter of 1610. His book Fatal Journey: The Final Expedition of Henry Hudson narrates the undoing of the great explorer, not by the ocean, but at the hands of his own men.

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Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis

Dr. Steve Williams, Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine, and Alexandra Reeve Givens, Christopher Reeve's daughter and Board Member of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, discuss spinal cord injuries, living with paralysis, and advances in medicine that may lead to ...

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