Show rundown for 8/8/2003

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Official Makes Iraq Chemical Weapons Claim

In closed testimony last week, David Kay, a former U.N. weapons inspector told Congress that he has uncovered solid information that Iraqi military forces were ordered to attack U.S. troops with chemical weapons. However, some specialists remain skeptical.

Hawash Gets 8-10 Years for Taliban Work

We speak to a friend of Maher "Mike" Hawash, who pleaded guilty to charges of aiding the Taliban.

Banks Investigated for Tax Fraud

At least 10 major banks in the U.S. are being investigated for sheltering more than $17 billion from state taxes since 1999. We speak to the Wall Street Journal reporter who covered the story.

Iran-Contra Players

John Poindexter's decision to leave the Pentagon is a reminder that Iran-Contra scandal players are serving in the Bush administration.

Big Story, Small Town

Members of our press panel discuss what happens when a huge story like the Kobe Bryant story breaks in a small town.

Talk to Me

A couple on the streets of New York spent the past year encouraging fellow New Yorkers to talk to each other.

Dirty Pretty Things

We review director Stephen Frears new film "Dirty Pretty Things."

This program aired on August 8, 2003.

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