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Paul Krugman

We speak with the Nobel prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist about the economy and health care, and why he's become a strong critic of the Obama Administration.

Controversy Continues Over Lockerbie Release

A Libyan man reads a newspaper showing photographs of the arrival of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, in a park in Tripoli. (AP)
A Libyan man reads a newspaper showing photographs of the arrival of Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, in a park in Tripoli. (AP)

Adult Autism

A program at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston will focus on adults with autism. MGH received a $29 million gift that will allow it to open the Lurie Family Autism Center. We'll speak with Dr. Margaret Bauman, associate professor of neurology at Harvard, and director of the "Ladders" program at the hospital.

Athletes and Heat Stroke

So far this August, at least three football players have died during pre-season practices in the summer heat. And next week, a former high school coach is scheduled to go on trial in connection with the heat-related death of a high school football player in Kentucky in 2008. Doug Tribou of Only a Game has a report on summer football and the risk of heat stroke.

Music from the show

  • Calexico, "Mid-Town"
  • Euphone, "Fallout"
  • California Guitar Trio, "What I am"
  • Four Tet, "Unspoken"

This program aired on August 25, 2009.

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