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April 16, 2024

Season 2024 Episode 6207 | 55m 40s

Former U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper discusses rising tensions between Israel and Iran and the U.S.'s role. Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani talks about trying to promote de-escalation in the region. Irish Taoiseach Simon Harris, a fierce supporter of Palestinians, talks about the conflict. Jonathan Vigliotti covers the looming threat of climate change in his new book.

Aired: 04/15/24
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Appraisal: Chuck Jones Bugs Bunny Drawing, ca. 1955
See the spectacular wildlife of The Burren in Ireland through the eyes of a pine marten.
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The slow worm is neither a snake nor a worm but a legless lizard.
Two pine marten kits grow up over several months.
When US inner cities erupted in violence in 1967, LBJ created a commission to investigate.
Appraisal: Vistosi Alessandro Pianon-designed Glass Bird, ca. 1963
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Appraisal: Shaker Cherry Wood Candlestand with Deed, ca. 1850
Appraisal: Edison Electric Pen, ca. 1876
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