Instability in the Middle East and North Africa has fueled a boom in looted antiquities. New efforts to stem the tide include monitoring archaeological sites from space. The fight to preserve the world's cultural heritage sites.
A new movie version of “Pride and Prejudice” is coming soon to theaters. But first, Diane invites listeners to take another look at Jane Austen’s classic novel of love and misunderstanding.
- Thomas Mallon author of seven novels, including "Bandbox," "Henry and Clara," and "Dewey Defeats Truman." Among his nonfiction books are "A Book of One's Own," "Stolen Words," and "Mrs. Paine's Garage." He's a frequent contributor to "The New Yorker," "The Atlantic Monthly," and other magazines.
- Kate Lehrer author, most recently of "Confessions of a Bigamist."
- Carol Pippen teaches at Goucher and Towson Colleges and editor of the JASNA newsletter.
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