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MARJANE SATRAPI

Artist and author Marjane Satrapi brings her story to the silver screen as co-director of the film "Persepolis".

RECESSION FEARS

Chairman Ben Bernake told Congress today the nation's economy is slowing, but waved off fears of a full-blown recession. Meanwhile, President Bush is throwing his support behind an economic stimulus package and trying to get Congressional to go along with his plan. Our guest is Wall Street Journal reporter Sarah Lueck.

SOUTH CAROLINA DIRTY POLITICS

South Carolina's tradition of dirty politics is alive and well going into this weekend's Republican presidential primary, with hard-to-trace mailings, ads and phone calls distorting the records of candidates. We speak with New York Times reporter Elizabeth Bumiller.

CRISIS IN KENYA

Three weeks of violence following a contested election have left 600 dead and more than 250,000 displaced. We'll get an update from Nairobi and then look at what is behind the violence. Our guests are Scott Baldauf, Christian Science Monitor correspondent in Africa, and Caroline Elkins, associate professor for African Studies at Harvard University and author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning history "Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya."

This program aired on January 17, 2008.

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