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 Great Speeches And Interviews 
 Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us
 Weekly Program
 Steve Curwood, Mark Schleifstein, Barry Posen, William C. Wohlforth, Tom Ashbrook, Steve Brill
 Great Speeches And Interviews  
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 Warning: Program may contain strong or potentially offensive language, including possible FCC violations.
Update on the Impact of the BP Oil Spill

More than 1,000 scientists and government officials met in New Orleans to share research on the effects of the 2010 BP oil spill on the Gulf of Mexico. Steve Curwood talks to Mark Schleifstein, a reporter for the Times Picayune, about what scientists have learned.
Source: Living On Earth: Research Update on the Impact of BP Oil Spill

The Global Cop

For more than a half century, the United States has been the world’s big, globe-straddling superpower. Once again questions are being raised about whether the U.S. can still afford that role. Tom Ashbrook talks to Barry Posen and William C. Wohlforth.

Barry Posen is professor of political science and director of the security studies program at MIT. William C. Wohlforth is professor of government at Dartmouth College.
Source: On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Outlining A New Foreign Policy

Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Steve Brill has reviewed a handful of bills from hospitals around the country. He comments about the crazy thicket of high prices and hard-to-decipher codes that he discovered. He talks about what it means for the price of health care in America. For more information see Time Magazine: Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us By Steven Brill.
Source: Planet Money: Episode 439: The Mysterious Power Of A Hospital Bill

Music includes Robert Ross Solo - Brother Can You Spare A Dime (2008), Wildman - Like A Wave, Everton Blender - Bush and Saddam, Martin Luther King 3-8-1965, James McMurtry - We can't make it here, The Slackers - Propaganda, David Freyer - Rise Up!, Crosby Stills Nash Young - Chicago, Phil Ochs - There But for Fortune, Amy Martin - Consequences, Youngbloods - Get Together, Georff Scott - Change the story, Abraham Martin & John, New American Brass Band - Palmyra Schottische
Living On Earth: Research Update on the Impact of BP Oil Spill
On Point with Tom Ashbrook: Outlining A New Foreign Policy
Planet Money: Episode 439: The Mysterious Power Of A Hospital Bill
or see
http://greatspeechesandinterviews.blogspot.com/2013/08/can-us-stop-being-global-cop.html

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