Tens of millions of Americans take nutritional supplements. New studies allege some pills do not contain what is on the label. Other research indicates consumers may be ingesting too many vitamins. New concerns about dietary supplements.
In 1999, NPR’s Weekend All Things Considered invited listeners to submit short, true stories for a new feature called the National Story Project. Acclaimed novelist Paul Auster selected, edited, and read on-air some of his favorites. Auster and NPR special correspondent Jacki Lyden join Diane to talk about the project and the new anthology I Thought My Father Was God and Other Tales from NPR’s National Story Project (Henry Holt).
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