Show rundown for 8/22/2003

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Afghanistan Remains Volatile, Civilians Killed

In the past 10 days, over 100 people, mostly Afghan civilians have been killed. Afghan officials say it is the work of the Taliban, a group the U.S. military says it defeated early last year.

Monrovia Today

Several weeks ago, Here and Now spoke with a minister in Monrovia named Moses Kpah. He told us about the dire situation at that time. He had run out of food, water was scarce; bullets were flying overhead. Today, the situation is different. We talk to Mr. Kpah about Monrovia today.

Thou Shalt Not in Alabama

Alabama's state Supreme Court judges over-ruled their chief justice yesterday, ordering that a granite monument to the biblical Ten Commandments be removed from a court house.

Fox: You Can't Be "Fair and Balanced"

Fox News is suing political comic Al Franken for copyright infringement in using phrase "fair and balanced" in the title of his book.

Magdalene Sisters

We look at the history of the Magdalene laundries in Ireland and hear opinions about the new film, "Magdalene Sisters."

This program aired on August 22, 2003.

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