Changing public attitudes have led to a decline in U.S. soda sales. But health expert Marion Nestle believes many people still consume unhealthy amounts of sugary drinks. She argues beverage companies are spending millions on research that misleads consumers.
Diane and her guests discuss the 1990 National Book Award winning novel about a newly freed slave who accidentally boards a slave ship bound for Africa.
- E. Ethelbert Miller poet; director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University, Board Chair of the Institute for Policy Study. And author of the forthcoming book "On Saturdays I Santana With You."
- Ira Berlin Professor of history at University of Maryland and author of "Generations of Captivity: A History of African American Slaves."
- Lisa Page freelance writer who teaches creative writing at George Washington University.
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