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Monday December 1, 2008

Obama Team

President-Elect Barack Obama names his national security team, including Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.

What Really Happened on Wall Street?

Back in 1990, Michael Lewis helped expose the excesses on Wall Street in the 1980’s with his book, “Liar’s Poker.” So why did it take so long for the downfall he predicted to happen?

World AIDS Day in India

More than 33 million people live with HIV/AIDS, and the vast majority of those are in developing countries where only a third of people get the anti-retroviral treatment they need.

Chabad Jewish Center, Mumbai

Emily Blatt stumbled upon the Chabad Jewish Center in Mumbai during Passover last year. The terrorist siege claimed nine lives at the center, including those of the rabbi and his wife who took her in.

Sixpence None the Richer

Christian rockers “Sixpence None the Richer” hit the big time in 1999 with their song “Kiss Me.” We speak with band members Leigh Nash and Matt Slocum.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

October 28 Comment

Cooking With The Fruit Of Fall

Apples are abundant, but so are pears, pomegranates, persimmons and figs. Our resident chef shares six recipes.

October 28 2 Comments

The Mystery Of Michael Rockefeller’s Disappearance

A new book attempts to piece together what happened to the 23-year-old heir, who went missing in Dutch New Guinea in 1961.

October 27 Comment

Documentary Charts The Rise Of James Brown

The filmmaker, along with a trombonist and an ethnomusicologist, join us to discuss the late "godfather of soul."

October 27 18 Comments

What Happens When A School Pays Teachers $125,000 A Year

Higher teacher salaries may help students do better in school, according to a study that looked at a New York City charter school.