Africa

Memoir
6:00 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Remembering Africa Under The Tree Of Forgetfulness

Wyoming author Alexandra Fuller talks about and reads from her third memoir, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness.

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The Plant Detective
8:00 am
Fri March 14, 2014

Hoodia

3/15/14: This week on "The Plant Detective:" Hoodia, native to the Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, works as an appetite suppressant by telling the brain that the stomach is full without affecting the rest of the body's functioning. After a long legal battle, the San bushmen of the Kalahari won a settlement for traditional claims to the knowledge of the plant. 

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