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Monday, August 25, 2014

Raw Beetroot and Orange from Crete. Ann Gibbons investigates the diet of our ancestors in 'The Evolution of Diet' in the September issue of National Geographic magazine. (© Matthieu Paley/National Geographic)

On today’s Show: Gerard Lordahl, Director of GrowNYC’s Open Space Greening Program, talks about transitioning from summer to fall gardening and takes your calls! We’ll look at what anthropologists think of the popular Paleo Diet--and whether it really is a healthier way to eat. Lear deBessonet tells us about directing Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale,” at The Public Theater, along with Todd Almond, who plays Antigonus and wrote the show’s music and lyrics. And William D. Cohan reveals the backstory of JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement—one of the largest financial settlements of all time.

Tips on How to Keep Your Garden Growing

Gerard Lordahl, Director of GrowNYC’s Open Space Greening Program, talks about late summer gardening and how to keep things growing into the fall.

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The True Paleo Diet's No Excuse to Eat Meat

Eating like your ancestors is fine—but cavemen didn't hunt at Whole Foods. We take a deeper look at the largely vegetarian history of Paleolithic diets from around the world.

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A Musical Adaptation of Shakespeare's 'The Winter's Tale'

The production blends of professional actors, community members, and special guests, as part of the Public Theater's Public Works project.

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The Inside Story of One of the Largest Financial Settlement of All Time

Financial reporter William D. Cohan on JPMorgan Chase’s landmark mortgage settlement and investigating Wall Street dealings.

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