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This edition: Partnership or Paternalism?

Episode Details

Original tape date: April 20, 2011.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we look at the reaction to France's more assertive policy in Africa. Why is there some concern that this may signal an era of neo-colonialism on Paris' behalf? Then, attempted suicides among Latinas is back in the headlines. What's behind the disturbing trend and what can be done to stem it? And, the latest front in the battle to slim children's waistlines.

Guest List

Jessica Courtemanche Independent Sources

Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources

Dr. Maida P. Galvez, M.D. Director of Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit, The Mount Sinai Medical Center

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Andrew Kuntz Deputy Director, Astor Child Guidence Center

Ph.D. Gnaka Lagoke Contributor, AfricanDiplomacy.com

William Murray Director, Astor Child Guidance Center

Marion Nestle, Ph.D., M.P.H. Author, Dept. of Nutrition, Food Studies, & Public Health, NYU

Elaine Rivera Journalism Professor, Lehman College/CUNY

Emmanuel St. Martin NY Correspondent, France 24

Vianora Vinca Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

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