A new report says traffic in the U.S. is worse than it's been in years. But some say there are reasons to be optimistic. For this month's Environmental Outlook: How revitalized urban centers and new modes of transportation are changing how we get around our cities.
One-hundred-fifty years ago, essayist, poet, philospher, and anti-slavery activist Henry David Thoreau published a book about his two years spent at Walden Woods. Diane invites listeners to join the discussion of this American classic.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Jennie Walker Wollenweber a member of the board of the Thoreau Society, she teaches writing and environmental literature at McDaniel College.
- Michael Dirda Pulitzer Prize winning book columnist for the Washington Post and author of "Readings," "An Open Book," "Bound to Please," and "Book by Book."
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