February 14, 2003

Writer Marc Herman joins Todd to discuss the South American gold rush. Herman tells Todd about his recent investigation, and some of the mining conflicts that he discovered as a result. Herman is author of "Searching For El Dorado: A Journey Into The South American Rainforest on the Tail of the World's Largest Gold Rush."

Todd talks to Stephen Stromberg, an undergraduate student at Harvard who is living in Franklin Delano Roosevelt's dorm room. Stromberg tells Todd how the room was opened up for the first time in years because of a housing crunch at Harvard.

Dr. Flavia Consens talks to Todd about parasomnias, sleep disorders that involve odd or dangerous behavior during sleep. The discuss the risks of such disorders, and Dr. Consens tells Todd about some treatments that are available.

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