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Up Front, for July 20, 2012 - 7:00am

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Up Front - Green Illusions, Postal Crisis, The Central Park 5

When is "green" technology a bad thing? Ozzie Zehner joins us to discuss his new book, Green Illusions. Plus: Sonali Kolhatkar interviews author Sarah Burns about book on one of the most racially-charged prosecutions in recent US history -- that of five black teenagers accused of raping a jogger in Central park. Then: The Post Office in crisis. A private real estate brokerage is poised to sell off historic postal buildings across the country, including the iconic main post office in downtown Berkeley. Historical Geographer Grey Brechin joins us in studio to look at the past, present, and future of the Postal Service.

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