Chewing the Fat

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Today's show is an encore edition of some of our favorite interviews from the past few months. You've probably heard that Omega-3s are good for you, but on today's show we'll unravel why they've all but disappeared from Western diets and the possible health consequences that could have for each of us. Then, actor and political playwright Wallace Shawn. Also, we'll learn about the life of Clarice Lispector—one of the most popular, but least understood, Latin American writers. Plus, Harvard primatologist Richard Wrangham on the key role cooking played in human evolution.