Show rundown for 9/4/2006

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Midterm Elections

Political analysts are saying that the G.O.P. is in danger of losing control of the House and possibly having major losses in the Senate as well.

Local First

Backers of the growing movement to buy local products say that factors such as the price of oil, and concerns about global warming make buying local the more practical choice.

Labor Day

On this Labor Day, we speak to photographer Steve McCurry, who contributed to the new book "Work: The World in Photographs". (See Photos)


The newest edition of "The American Heritage Dictionary" is just out. Here & Now hears from the executive editor Joseph Pickett.

Kitchen Sisters CD

NPR's "The Kitchen Sisters" whose "Hidden Kitchens" features have just been excerpted in a new book and CD.

This program aired on September 4, 2006.

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Robin Young brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to her role as host of Here & Now.



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