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Letters: Eating Meat, Mr. Obama, 'Kind Of Blue'

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Letters: Eating Meat, Mr. Obama, 'Kind Of Blue'

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Letters: Eating Meat, Mr. Obama, 'Kind Of Blue'

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Food columnist Mark Bittman said Americans should eat more fruits and vegetables, and less meat, to improve their health and the environment. A listener from Keystone, Ind., explains why sometimes eating meat does the planet a favor. Another listener points out that 80-year-old drummer Jimmy Cobb was not acknowledged in the story about the 50th anniversary of the jazz album Kind of Blue. Ombudsman Alicia C. Shepard clarifies NPR's policy on addressing the president as Mr. Obama.

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