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Bremer Headed to U.N. as Thousands Protest in Iraq

The U.S. administrator in Iraq, Paul Bremer, is to meet today with United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan about a role for the U.N. in Iraq. Meanwhile, thousands of Shia Muslims have taken to the streets to protest for direct elections.

Pakistan's Nuke Probe

The Pakistani government announced yesterday that it has detained eight scientists and officials in an investigation of what nuclear technology may have shared with countries like Iran.

A Look at Iowa Voters

As democratic candidates wait for tonight's caucuses, we'll look at who votes and who doesn't in Iowa.

The Culture of Cosmetic Surgery

A new book argues that American's obsession with celebrity has contributed to the rise in cosmetic surgeries.

D.C. Roundtable

The Iowa caucus and the president's State of the Union are previewed.

King and Islam

Colgate University Professor Omid Safi suggests Martin Luther King Jr. may have found a new appreciation for Islam near the end of his life.

Great Jazz Saxophone Players

We speak to Here and Now's James Isaacs about two great jazz saxophone players.

This program aired on January 19, 2004.


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