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Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie: "Slow Death by Rubber Duck" (Rebroadcast)

January 24, 2010

The FDA issues a warning about a chemical often found in baby bottles and food containers. Two Canadian environmentalists describe what their own experiments reveal about BPA and other chemicals used in everyday foods and products.

Joseph Stiglitz: "Freefall"

January 21, 2010

After two years of freefall, America's economy may be stabilizing. Nobel-prize-winner Joseph Stiglitz on how fixing our financial system can move us closer to a more equitable society.

Tracy Chevalier: "Remarkable Creatures" (Dutton) (Rebroadcast)

January 17, 2010

A new historical novel from the best-selling author of "Girl With A Pearl Earring." It's the story about how one woman transcends class and social prejudice to uncover one of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century.

Tracy Chevalier: "Remarkable Creatures" (Dutton)

January 14, 2010

A new historical novel from the best-selling author of "Girl With A Pearl Earring." It's the story about how one woman transcends class and social prejudice to uncover one of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century.

Gregg Easterbrook: "Sonic Boom"

January 13, 2010

Many economists predict a slow recovery from the worst economic recession in seventy years. But Gregg Easterbrook sees a global economic boom not far into the future. He offers examples of how global forces will affect our daily lives.

Wildlife Trade

January 12, 2010

The lucrative and illegal business of wildlife trafficking. An expose of the world's most notorious wildlife dealer and what's being done to fight this illicit trade.

Why Good Kids Sometimes Are Cruel

January 11, 2010

Why good kids sometimes act cruelly. A psychologist and a school principal explain the importance of the pre-teen years in heading off mean behavior. They offer strategies for kids, parents and teachers to deal with teasing, bullying and...

Elizabeth Gilbert: "Committed" (Rebroadcast)

January 10, 2010

The story of one woman's efforts to make peace with marriage before entering its estate once more.

Elizabeth Gilbert: "Committed"

January 7, 2010

The story of one woman's efforts to make peace with marriage before entering its estate once more.

Atul Gawande: "The Checklist Manifesto"

Atul Gawande: "The Checklist Manifesto"

January 6, 2010

A surgeon and renowned medical writer looks at how a simple checklist can save lives. He says it can help doctors and nurses professionals deal with increasingly complex technology and reduce human error.

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