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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

On today’s show: The second part of our series Legislative Leftovers looks at the proposed cap and trade bill with the New Yorker’s Elizabeth Kolbert and the Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin. Then, Robert Stone discusses his new film "Earth Days" about the birth of the environmental movement. Plus, we'll talk to Pulitzer-Prize winner Richard Russo about his latest novel "That Old Cape Magic." Plus, Stefan Aust gives us a comprehensive history of the German terrorists -- the Baader-Meinhof Group.

Legislative Leftovers: Cap and Trade

Our two-part series, Legislative Leftovers continues today with a look at what remains to be done on the cap and trade climate change bill now that Congress in recess for the rest of August. We'll be joined by New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert and the Washington Post's environmental reporter Juliet ...

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"Earth Days"

In his new film "Earth Days," director Robert Stone examines the early days of the environmental movement--from rustlings in the 1950's to the first Earth Day in 1970 through the intense activism that followed.

"Earth Days" opens August 14th at The Quad Cinema.

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Climate Change and Evolution

Increasing temperatures on the planet might mean catastrophe for some species -- including humans -- but it might present new opportunities for others. Science writer Carl Zimmer explains why researchers believe that some species are already adapting to a warmer world. You can read his article here.

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The Old Cape Magic

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo joins us to talk about his latest novel That Old Cape Magic.

Richard Russo and Pat Conroy will be in conversation with Bill Goldstein of the New York Times
Tuesday, August 11 at 7 pm
The Union Square ...


The Baader-Meinhof Group

The Baader-Meinhof-Group were a violent urban guerilla organization which terrorized Germany in the 1970’s and 80’s. Stefan Aust gives a comprehensive history of the German terror group in his book Baader-Meinhof, the Inside Story of the RAF , which is the basis for the new film, "The ...

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