Show rundown for 6/10/2003

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Freddie Mac President Fired Amid Accounting Inquiry

Freddie Mac, one of the country's largest purchasers of mortgage loans, fired its president yesterday, saying he failed to cooperate with an internal investigation into its accounting practices.

Xerox Shareholders to Pay Most of $22 Million Settlement

We speak with Gretchen Morgenson of the New York Times about revelations that shareholders of the Xerox Corporation will pay most of the $22 million in penalties levied against the company by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Gay Man Elected Episcopal Bishop

We hear about a gay Episcopal bishop elected recently to the World Wide Anglican Communion in New Hampshire. His election still needs to be confirmed by the church.

PBS Presents "Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home"

We preview a new PBS special called "Bloodlines: Technology Hits Home."

U.S. Strategy in North Korea

A conversation with defense analyst John Arquilla about the U.S decision to pull back its bases from the demilitarized zone in North Korea.

Little League Parents and Blood Pressure Tests

One hospital is taking blood pressure and cholesterol screenings to Little League games in case parents of Little Leaguers are too busy to go themselves.

Bel Canto

Bel Canto is a new play by Daniel Alexander Jones, a coming of age story about a young African-American man that also explores issues of gay and lesbian culture.

This program aired on June 10, 2003.

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