Show rundown for 10/23/2003

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Medicare vs. Managed Care

As Congress tries to hammer out a Medicare bill, conservatives want to have traditional Medicare compete with new managed care plans.

Prescription Drugs and the Shadow Market

Authors of a series in the Washington Post talk about the U.S. prescription drug system.

Scientists Warn NASA on Space Station Crew

Some scientists at NASA objected to NASA decision to send a new crew to the International Space Station. The scientists warn about deteriorating equipment on the station and an increased safety risk.

Bosnians Mourn Leader's Death

Thousands mourn the death of former Bosnian President Alija Izetbegovic, called by many Bosnian Muslims the "father of the nation."

Performance Enhancing Drugs in Sports

An amateur bicyclist decides to take performance enhancing drugs to see if they improve his race.

Letters 10/23/03

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Jordan Hall Centennial

One of the premier concert halls in the U.S. celebrates 100 years of making music.

This program aired on October 23, 2003.


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