Morning Edition for September 29, 2011
Sep 29, 2011 — Joe Kennedy lectures burping baby Ted on political ambition while teenagers Joe Jr. and John wrestle for the presidency. Cartoonist Kate Beaton irreverently recasts history and classic literature in her new book, Hark! A Vagrant.
Sep 29, 2011 — The pawpaw is a tropical-type fruit native to North America with a long and almost forgotten history. Thomas Jefferson once prized it, and now scientists are looking at whether the pawpaw can claim some health benefits, along with cachet. NPR's Tiny Desk Kitchen goes on the hunt for this tasty treat.
Sep 28, 2011 — The outgoing chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he was compelled to talk publicly about the link between Pakistan and the Haqqani Network because he's losing American soldiers as a result of it. "I think it's got to be addressed," he said.