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Understanding Globalization with Thomas Friedman.

New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist Thomas L. Friedman is the author of the new book "The Lexus and The Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization." (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) Friedman won two Pulitzer Prizes for his reporting in Lebanon and Israel. His 1989 book "From Beirut to Jerusalem" which was on the NYT's bestseller list for 12-months won the National Book Award for non-fiction. In January 1995, he became The Times Foreign Affairs Columnist. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Brandeis University.


Other segments from the episode on April 20, 1999

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, April 20, 1999: Interview with Thomas L. Friedman; Review of Clifford Jordan's album "These Are My Roots: Clifford Jordan Plays Leadbelly."



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