Show rundown for 4/24/2003

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Canada Angry Over Toronto Warning

Canadian government officials are angry that the World Health Organization for warning travelers to stay away from Toronto due to an outbreak of SARS--Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome.

SARS and Tourism

We examine how the SARS outbreak has affected tourism, especially in Asian countries.

Adoption Under the Threat of SARS

A debrief with WBUR's Rachel Gotbaum about babies from China being flown to the U.S. for adoption by American families and how concerns over SARS are affecting the process.

The Future of Political Islam

We speak with Graham Fuller, former CIA agent, and author the book "The Future of Political Islam."

Powell Warns France of Political Consequences

Relations between the U.S. and France continue to deteriorate, with Secretary of State Colin Powell warning that France could face political consequences for its opposition to the war in Iraq.

Guantanamo Bay Check-In

We check on the situation at the U.S. military facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, where prisoners with suspected links to terrorism are being held. There are reports that two of the detainees are under the age of 16.


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Serene Poems

We issue our new poetry challenge: Serene Poems.

This program aired on April 24, 2003.

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