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Goldman Sachs Testimony Reverberates In Washington And On Wall Street

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., speaks about financial reform. (AP)
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sen. Christopher Dodd, D-Conn., left, accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., speaks about financial reform. (AP)

Does financial regulatory reform stand a better chance of passage in Washington, a day after Goldman Sachs executives were raked over the coals in the Senate for their aggressive marketing of bad mortgage investments?  This afternoon, the Democrats' reform bill failed for a third time this week to get enough votes to proceed with debate on the measure.  We speak with Gail Chaddock, who covers Capitol Hill for the Christian Science Monitor.

Anthrax Investigation Focused On The Wrong Man

In the aftermath of the deadly anthrax attacks after 9/11, the F.B.I. mounted a huge investigation that focused, as it turns out, on the wrong man. And they just about destroyed his life. Journalist David Freed tells the story of Dr. Steven Hatfill in The Atlantic and joins us to talk about it.

Women 'Date Robbing' Men In South Florida

A string of robberies in the Palm Beach area have police hunting at least a few women who target men at bars, spike their drinks and rob then them while they're blacked out. The suspects seem to target men in their 50's and 60's wearing expensive watches. Police say the women steal the men's jewelry, credit cards and cash. We get the latest from Palm Beach Post reporter Michael LaForgia.

Sec. Salazar Approves First Offshore Wind Farm In US

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar takes in the view aboard a Coast Guard buoy tender while on an information gathering tour of Nantucket Sound regarding the viability of Cape Wind in February. (AP)
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar takes in the view aboard a Coast Guard buoy tender while on an information gathering tour of Nantucket Sound regarding the viability of Cape Wind in February. (AP)

Cape Wind president Jim Gordon today won a 9 year battle to build 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, off the coast of Cape Cod.  Interior Secretary Ken Salazar made the announcement today, setting the stage for the country's first offshore wind project .  Opponents have argued that the project would destroy the pristine nature of the Cape, disrupt commercial fishing and hurt tourism.  Jim Gordon gives us his reaction to today's news.  We also have a report from Here & Now's Curt Nickisch.

'In Living Color's' Impact On TV, 20 Years Later

Music From The Show

  • Aphex Twin, "Jynweythek"
  • Sea and Cake, "Leaf"
  • The Album Leaf, "Thule"
  • Heavy D and the Boyz, "In Living Color"

This program aired on April 28, 2010.

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