Show rundown for 5/22/2003

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Soros Plans Iraq Watchdog Group

Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros says he's setting up a watchdog group to monitor the way the United States manages Iraq's oil resources.

IAE Wants Inspectors Back in Iraq

The International Atomic Energy Agency is demanding the return of its inspectors to Iraq, a move the U.S. may actually support now that it's trying to gain support for a plan to lift economic sanctions against Iraq.

Norwegian Officials Concerned Over Al Qaeda Threats

Perhaps they have us confused with Denmark. That's part of the reaction from Norway following yesterday's taped Al Qaeda warning that included Norway on a list of nations to be targeted for terrorist action.

Cannibalism, Violence Plague the Congo

We get a report on the increasing violence and disturbing reports of cannibalism in Congo.

Changing Attitudes Toward Nuclear Arms

Recent world events are changing attitudes about global nuclear proliferation. We discuss whether a new age of nuclear arms races will result.

Study Says One in Five Teens Has Sex before 15

We speak with the director of an outreach program for adolescents about a new study revealing that about 20 percent of teens have had sex before the age of 15.

Older Americans Take Summer Jobs

The current job market is tight for many teens who are finding that even traditional summer jobs normally available to them are now being filled by older Americans looking for work.


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Danny Rivera

Jose Masso, host of the WBUR Latin music show "Con Salsa," talks about musician Danny Rivera, revered as much in his native Puerto Rico for his social activism as he is for his music.

This program aired on May 22, 2003.

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