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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Today we'll investigate Chinese investment in Africa with journalist Serge Michel and photographer Paolo Woods. Then, Mary Jo Buttafuoco on her life after she was shot by Amy Fisher. And Tony- and Oscar-winning actor, and sometime photographer, Joel Grey on taking pictures with his phone. Plus, filmmaker Louis Psihoyos and activist Ric O'Barry talk about a disturbing new film called "The Cove."

China Safari

Journalist Serge Michel and award-wining photojournalist Paolo Woods traveled from Beijing to Khartoum and from Algiers to Brazzaville investigating China's economic ventures in Africa. The book China Safari tells the dramatic and largely unknown story of the rise of China's economic empire in Africa, and how it will ...

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Getting It Through My Thick Skull

Mary Jo Buttafuoco's quiet life as a suburban wife and mother on Long Island ended in May 1992, when she was shot in the head on her front porch by her husband's teenage lover, Amy Fisher. The media circus that erupted following the "Long Island Lolita" saga has not yet ...

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Images from My Phone

Tony- and Academy Award-winning actor Joel Grey is best known for his extensive work in the theater and on film. But on an out-of-town trip in 2007, he found himself in a small museum filled with bizarre and eminently photographable objects without his trusty Nikon Nikkormat by his side. So ...

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The Cove

Filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and Ric O'Barry, a longtime activist who was a dolphin trainer for the1960s TV show "Flipper" discuss the documentary "The Cove." In a secluded lagoon in the small Japanese town of Taiji, thousands of dolphins are brutally slaughtered every year, and the film follows ...

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