Show rundown for 6/5/2008

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Presidential Politics

Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell joins us to talk about the presidential election. Gov. Rendell has been an outspoken supporter of Sen. Hillary Clinton.

Constantine's Sword

We speak with author James Carroll and filmmaker Oren Jacoby about a new documentary that traces the history of anti-semitism in Europe and the United States.

Energy Drinks

Energy drinks like Red Bull, AMP, and Monster are becoming increasingly popular with teens. But these drinks often contain large quantities of caffeine and other substances, so how safe are they for young people to drink? We speak with Tara Parker-Pope who writes the for the "Well" column of of the New York Times.


Americans send 251 million tons of trash to landfills each year. Most of it's bio-degradable waste. But there's also stuff we throw away that someone else may want. And as producer Rebecca Sheir reports from Alaska all you need is a phone and a radio to find out via Tradio.


The Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers meet in the NBA Finals. We speak with Joel Meyers, who does play by play for the Lakers. Who will emerge the victor as these two longtime rivals meet again?

Men's Tennis

Where are all the great men's tennis players in the US? Here and Now's Bill Littlefield speaks with John McEnroe, Jim Courier, and Pete Sampras.

This program aired on June 5, 2008.

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