Weather and History


Guests:

Madeleine Nash
* Science Reporter, Time magazine
* Author, El Nino: Unlocking the Secrets of the Master Weather-Maker (Warner Books, 2002)

Michael Howard Glantz
* Senior Scientist, Environmental and Societal Impacts Group (ESIG), National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Boulder, Colo.
* Author, Currents of Change: El Nino's Impact on Climate and Society (Cambridge Book, 2002)

It's taken the blame for droughts, famines and toppled civilizations. And the U.S. Government says it's back. El Nino is making a return engagement, what should we expect? And how has this weather system shaped our past? Join Neal Conan on the next Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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