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Silver medalists from Canada, left, gold medalists from Norway, center, and bronze medalists from Switzerland greet the crowd during the flower ceremony of the Olympic men's curling event at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics at the Ice Sheet in Ogden, Utah, Feb. 22, 2002.
Peter Dejong
Aiming to finalize back-to-back Winter Games hosts next year, the International Olympic Committee executive board has decided to enter exclusive talks with Olympic officials in France and the United States for Salt Lake City.
When you think of the Grand Canyon, you probably think of rocks and the Colorado River. But in the summer of 1938, two women risked their lives to study another feature of the canyon: its plants. No one had yet surveyed the botany of the Grand Canyon when Elzada Clover and Lois Jotter set off down the river to do just that. Writer and journalist Melissa Sevigny recounts their journey in a new book, and she joins us to talk about it.

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