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Rundown 9/21

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Terror Suspects

An Afghanistan-born man, his father and a New York City imam are all in federal court today on charges of lying to authorities during a terrorism investigation into a possible bombing plot. We get details from James Meek, national security reporter for the New York Daily News.

Bulimia Among African Americans

When you mention the word "bulimic", many imagine a well-off, white women, someone like Jane Fonda, Paula Abdul or Karen Carpenter who have all suffered through the eating disorder. We speak with one woman who had a different experience: Stephanie Covington-Armstrong is an African-American who suffered from bulimia while growing up in poverty. Her new memoir is: "Not All Black Girls Know How to Eat: A Story of Bulimia."

U.N. Climate Change Meeting

Tomorrow during a special session on climate change at the United Nations President Obama will try to convince world leaders that his administration is serious about cutting emissions of gases that contribute to global warming even while legislation to do just that is stalled in Congress. Our guest is Darren Samuelsohn, senior reporter for Environment and Energy News.

Chicago's Olympic Bid

We check in on Chicago's bid for the 2016 summer Olympics with Phil Hersh of the Chicago Tribune and also how London's buildup to the 2012 games is going with the BBC's Olympic Correspondent Gordon Farquhar.

Artist Alex Katz: 'Paint What's in Front of You'

Artist Alex Katz is know for his bright everyday scenes--backyard barbecues, days at the beach. We catch up with him at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts where he is receiving the Museum's highest tribute.

Music from the show

  • Freddie Hubbard, "Gibraltar"
  • Tito Puente, "Royal T"
  • The Benevento, "Sunny's Song"
  • Moby, "Myopia"
  • Joe Jackson, "Steppin' Out"
  • Steve Reich, "Music for Mallets"

This program aired on September 21, 2009.


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