Show rundown for 5/23/2003

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Bush Plans Middle East Trip

President Bush is planning a trip to the Middle East to get the "road map" to peace between Israelis and Palestinians moving forward. We get an update on the progress of the road map so far.

Assessing Civilian Deaths in Iraq

Peter Ford of the Christian Science Monitor discusses his recent efforts to find out how many Iraqi civilians were killed in the war to oust Saddam Hussein from power.

U.S. in Afghanistan

Thousands of U.S. troops are still in Afghanistan, many facing military action against remnants of the Taliban and regional warlords.

The Truth About Mulching

Spring is finally here and for gardeners, mulching is an essential part of the growing process. Mike McGrath, host of WHYY's "You Bet Your Garden" gives us the low-down on everything you need to know about mulching.

The Effects of the Tax Cut

Our editorial roundtable discusses the effects of the tax cut passed by the House, which could reach President Bush's desk by this weekend.

Robin Young on Annika Sorenstam

Host Robin Young shares her thoughts on Annika Sorenstam, the first woman golfer to play in a PGA event, the Colonial in Texas, since Babe Zaharius did it in 1945.

Owning Mahowny

Our film reviewers discuss the new Philip Seymour Hoffman movie about an obsessive gambler: "Owning Mahowny."

This program aired on May 23, 2003.

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