AirTalk for November 14, 2001

Jack Welch

Larry Mantle talks with former CEO of General Electric, Jack Welch, about his new memoir Jack: Straight From the Gut (Warner Books), his rise to the top of GE, his 20-year tenure as CEO, taking the market value of the company from $13 billion to $500 billion, and the lessons he learned along the way.

The Fall of Kabul

Larry Mantle discusses the Northern Alliance's seizure of Kabul from Taliban forces with Chairman of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at Johns Hopkins University, Frederick Starr. What does the fall of Kabul mean? How will the Allied military forces respond? What role will the UN play in setting up a post Taliban coalition government in Afghanistan? Larry Mantle asks these questions and more.

The Myths of Pregnancy and Birth in America

Larry Mantle talks with essayist and best-selling author Naomi Wolf about her new book Misconceptions (Doubleday), that takes on the beliefs and myths surrounding contemporary pregnancy and motherhood.
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