Show rundown for 12/11/2003

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Bush, Allies, and Officials

We explore a potential rift between President Bush and his officials and allies over forgiving Iraq debts and reconstruction efforts in Iraq.

Canada's New PM

Paul Martin is the incoming Prime Minister of Canada. We find out who he is and what his leadership means from a political expert.

Houston Mayor Race

In the most expensive mayoral race ever in Houston, a Democrat with ties to the Clinton administration emerges as the victor.

Human Rights Wars

John Shattack, assistant secretary of human rights during the Clinton administration, talks about his new book "Human Rights Wars and America's Response."

Bin Laden Meeting

In this week's issue of Newsweek, an article points to a secret meeting spearheaded by Osama Bin Laden telling members of Al Qaeda to switch to a new front.

Nasal Flu Vaccine

A Massachusetts teenager has died of the flu and officials are testing to see if it was the "Fujian" strain. At least 7 children have died from the flu and vaccines have run out in most areas.

Big Tailgate Party

We talk to the organizer of what might be the world's biggest tailgate party.

Re-Mastered Rock

Rock critic Tim Riley talks about three newly re-mastered rock classics.

This program aired on December 11, 2003.


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