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Alan Greenspan, Chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to 2006. His new memoir is "The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World."

Naomi Klein, award-winning investigative journalist, the best-selling author of "No Logo" and the co-director of "The Take." Her latest book is called "The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism."

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In a related report, a new scientific study has found that the use of ammonia by tobacco companies can dramatically increase the levels of nicotine available to the body.

Guest:
• Dr. James Pankow, Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science and Technology, is author of the study.

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