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The Smart Show - 11/26/12

Judyth Baker arrived in New Orleans in April 1963 and soon found that she was involved in a clandestine military project to weaponize cancer from a polio vaccine contaminated with SV-40 (Simian vacuolating virus 40). During this time she met Lee Harvey Oswald, who was also involved in the project, and they became friends and eventually lovers.

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The Smart Show - 11/19/12

True Strength

My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal—

and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life

We'll dissect the superhero phenomenon in American culture.
backstory: In September of 1997, actor Kevin Sorbo was on top of the world. Playing the title role in the popular television show Hercules, his career was at an all-time highand at age thirty-eight he had just become engaged to the woman of his dreams, the actress Sam Jenkins. But one morning, as he was doing bicep curls, a hot, searing pain shot down his left arm. Sorbo, a man known for his intense workouts was about to suffer three consecutive strokes AND an aneurism....
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