Amy Holmes

Amy Holmes

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Arts, Culture & Media

You Say Tomato; We Say Plum...

This year a late blight is devastating tomato crops across the Northeast. For a look at what's behind this blight and what to substitute for tomatoes, The Takeaway is joined by chef Dan Barber and New York Times food writer Melissa Clark.

Bomb Blasts in Baghdad

A series of truck bombs and other attacks have shaken central Baghdad. Authorities estimate at least 75 people have been killed and over 300 injured. New York Times correspondent Sam Dagher and the BBC's Natalia Antelava join The Takeaway with details.

Global Politics

Egyptian President to White House Today

President Obama is meeting with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and is expected to push Egypt to make important concessions towards Israel. Michael Slackman, Cairo bureau chief for the New York Times, joins The Takeaway with the Egyptian reaction.

Global Politics

Translating the Health Care Debate

The truth about health care reform has been muddled with a lot of buzzwords, misnomers and outright fabrication. Art Caplan, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center of Bio-Ethics, joins The Takeaway to translate the debate into plain-speak.