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Tuesday, December 01, 2009

New Yorker staff writer and CNN senior analyst Jeffrey Toobin discusses the controversy surrounding the upcoming trial of self-described 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Then, Sue Grafton talks about her twenty-first novel, U is for Undertow. And Nigella Lawson with her new collection of Christmas recipes. Plus, Leslie Caron reminisces about starring in some classic musicals at MGM.

Jeffrey Toobin

Jeffrey Toobin, CNN senior analyst and New Yorker staff writer, discusses the upcoming Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial, and how the appointment of Justice Sonya Sotomayor will affect the Supreme Court. He's the author of The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court.

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U Is for Undertow

Sue Grafton talks about her twenty-first thriller about her sharp-tongued heroine Kinsey Millhone. U Is for Undertow, tells the story of Michael Sutton, a twenty-seven-year-old college dropout who asks for Kinsey’s help to uncover a kidnapping and murder of a child over 20 years earlier. But can she trust ...

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Nigella Christmas

Popular British cook Nigella Lawson tells us how to have a happy holiday in her latest book, Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities. It’s filled with inspirational ideas, practical tips for making the most of the season, and reliable, easy-to-follow recipes and advice about planning, cooking, and entertaining.

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Thank Heaven

Leslie Caron made her film debut with Gene Kelly in the classic MGM musical "An American in Paris," created one of the most enduring roles in American musicals as "Gigi," danced with Fred Astaire in "Daddy Long Legs," and starred with Cary Grant in "Father Goose." She discusses her remarkable ...

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