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photoMembers of a House committee grill baseball executives and players about the use of steroids. The players subpoened include Jose Canseco, who admitted steroid use in a new book that implicates other players past and present.

The hearing was called over baseball's steroid-testing policy, agreed to by owners and players under pressure from Congress but never signed.

Guests:

John Harwood, national political editor for the Wall Street journal;Dave Kindred, columnist for The Sporting News

Larry Starr, former athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Reds and Florida Marlins

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on March 17, 2005.

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