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LATEST FROM IOWA

A record number of Iowans are expected to turn out to caucus for their presidential picks tonight. We speak with Kay Henderson, News Director of Radio Iowa.

IMMIGRATION AND IOWA VOTERS

Immigration reform is one of the top issues on the minds of voters today.

STUDENT APATHY

While public opposition to the war in Iraq is at an all-time high you wouldn't know it if you went to the traditional hot beds of radicalism: college campuses. Here & Now's Monica Brady-Myerov explains why students haven't mobilized en masse against the war.

LETTER TO FAUST

We talk with Arlene Ash, Harvard University class of 1967, about the letter she and other graduates sent to the school's president Drew Gilpen Faust urging the creation of a task force to examine student apathy on campus.

SPORTS UPDATE

Only A Game host Bill Littlefield joins us to talk about college football bowl games, Roger Clemens' appearance on 60 Minutes and the rest of the sports news of the week.

THE GENETIC STRAND

We speak with author Edward Ball. He won a National Book award for "Slaves in the Family" which told of the slaves that worked on his ancestors' plantations in South Carolina. Now he uses medical science to investigate his roots which he writes about in a new book: "The Genetic Strand: Exploring A Family History Through DNA."

This program aired on January 3, 2008.

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