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For Immediate Release: The Hobson & Holtz Report, for April 6, 2009: A 62-minute podcast recorded live from Concord, California, USA, and Wokingham, Berkshire, England.
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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)