Rundown 11/4

Republicans Lay Groundwork For 2012 White House Run

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the Republican Party of Iowa's Ronald Reagan Dinner in September in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP)
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks during the Republican Party of Iowa's Ronald Reagan Dinner in September in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP)

Listener Letters: Four Loko, Tea Party Midterm Victories

We take a minute to hear from listeners after our recent segment on the alcoholic, uber-caffeinated Four Loko beverage and our interview with Diana Reimer, national coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots.

Will A Belly Dancer Shake Berlusconi From Office?

Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi. (AP )
Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi. (AP )

Teenage Voices Make Poems 'Louder Than A Bomb'

Who says poetry is dead? In Chicago, the world's largest youth poetry slam brings hundreds of Chicago kids together to face off.  A documentary called "Louder Than A Bomb" follows the kids. We speak with two of them: Nova Venerable, who represented Oak Park River Forest High, and Lamar Jorden, of Steinmetz High School.

Music From The Show

  • Peter Dixon, "Nagog Woods"
  • Ken Vandermark, "New Acrylic"
  • Charles Mingus, "Open Letter to Duke"
  • Ahmad Jamal, "Patterns"

This program aired on November 4, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.

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