Show rundown for 6/16/2003

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Egypt Officials Lead Mideast Ceasefire Talks

Despite continuing violence between Israelis and Palestinians, there's also continuing talk of trying to stop it. Egyptian mediators assembled Palestinian militias today to try to engineer a ceasefire.

A Wall to Divide Two Peoples

One idea that's been floated for quelling the Middle East violence is a fence that would separate Israelis and Palestinians, and the wall is already being constructed.

Job Salaries and Gender

A new study highlights the major differences between men and women when it comes to negotiating job salaries.

Supreme Court Nominees

Our Washington roundtable delves into the controversial issue of Supreme Court nominees.

CDC Study Predicts Increase in Diabetes

Experts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predict that one in three Americans born after the year 2000 will develop diabetes.

AIDS Research Points to Origins of Virus

New research reveals the origins of the AIDS virus in chimps with implications about how it spread to humans.

Artists with Disabilities

We hear about a community of artists with disabilities.

Compass Record Beats the Odds

Our folk critic Scott Alarik talks about the surprising success of an independent record label at a time when the music industry as a whole is suffering.

This program aired on June 16, 2003.


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