Some say eating insects could save the planet, as we face the potential for global food and protein shortages. It's a common practice in many parts of the world, but what would it take to make bugs more appetizing to the masses here in the U.S.? Does it even make sense to try? A look at the arguments for and against the practice known as entomophagy, and the cultural and environmental issues involved.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
When longtime Washington Post editorial page editor and Newsweek columnist Meg Greenfield died in 1999, friends and colleagues learned that she’d left behind an almost-completed book detailing her observations of the nation’s capital. Several of those friends and colleagues come together to remember Meg Greenfield and to present her now-published final work, Washington, published by Public Affairs.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Don Graham chairman of The Washington Post
- Michael Beschloss historian and literary executor of Meg Greenfield's estate
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