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Fed Responds to Collapse of Bear Stearns

The Federal Reserve is taking extraordinary steps to calm financial markets after the sudden collapse of Bear Stearns.

Fed Responds to Collapse of Bear Stearns

The Federal Reserve is taking extraordinary steps to calm financial markets, after the sudden collapse of Bear Stearns, which had invested heavily in risky mortgages. Other investment houses could face a similar fate. Guest: Nariman Behravesh, chief economist with the economic analysis firm Global Insight.

Guns on Campus

As the U.S. Supreme Court gets set to release its decision on whether gun rights are protected by the Second Amendment of the Constitution, we look at the arguments for and against proposals to allow guns on college campuses.

The Deported

A man who lived and worked in the Boston area for more than a decade before being deported back to his native Ireland last fall, shares his perspectives on immigration reform.

Best Player Ever?

Jackie MacMullan of the Boston Globe joins us to talk about Maya Moore, a player on the University of Connecticut women's basketball team. Some analysts say she is the best player in the country, even thought she is only a freshman.

Standing Tall

Among the teams likely to gain a berth in the women's NCAA tournament are the Scarlet Knights of Rutgers coached by C. Vivian Stringer who led the team to the final four last year and was the spokesperson after Don Imus made his crude remark about the players' hair. But behind that moment in the spotlight were decades of personal achievement. We talk with Stringer about her new book "Standing Tall: A Memoir of Tragedy and Triumph."

This program aired on March 17, 2008.

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