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Program Archive
February 2003


Fear Itself: Job Loss In Middle Age, Saddam's Terror, And The Deadly History Of Sword Play
Host Marty Goldensohn explores what scares us the most. Saddam Hussein's rule by fear, a woman's confrontation with cancer, and movies that make us quiver. Also, bravery in the face of job loss, the horror....of writing your resume, one man's fear of change, and how to avoid the blackhole of bankruptcy. Plus, five-time saber champion Richard Cohen tackles the history of swordfighting. Engarde!

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Living Fast And Slow - What's The Rush?
This week on BEEN THERE, DONE THAT, host Marty Goldensohn explores life in the fast lane when he follows a firend behind the wheel of a race car to pursue a life long dream. Then, slam on the brakes with Bob and Ray and the Slow Talkers of America. Also, redisover recipes from the good old bad days with James Lileks, author of "The Gallery of Regrettable Foods" (Cooking with 7 UP anyone?). Plus, walking to keep you heart beating, living with bi-polar disorder, and advice from a risk manager. All that and more in this archive edition of BEEN THERE, DONE THAT.


Rewriting The Book of Love - The Art of Kissing, Romance Novels, Candyland and Girl Groups
Host Marty Goldensohn explores love from the art of kissing to why so many 30-something women think there's no one worth kissing. Barbara Defoe Whitehead explains why there are no good men left, a conversation with African-American romance novelist Leslie Esdaile, and the celebration of sweets --chocolate, Turkish Delight, and jaw breakers. Also, John Timpaine swoons over great love letters; songs from the best girl groups of all time; and why you really should be nice to your waitress. All that and more in this edition of BEEN THERE, DONE THAT.

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