Show rundown for 5/11/2004

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Senate Hears Testimony on Abu Ghraib

Major General Antonio Taguba and other Pentagon officials testify to the Senate Armed Services, and we speak with journalist Seymour Hersh about the scandal.

The Colossus of American Empire

We speak with author Niall Ferguson about his new book, "Colossus: The Price of America's Empire."

A Conversation with Nick Berg's Father

Robin Young spoke with Nick Berg's father after he learned his son had died, but before news of a horrific videotape showing Nick's execution at the hands of Islamic militants.

Union Will Deny Gays Benefits

The IBEW amends its benefits plans to exclude same sex couples from health and pension benefits should they marry.

Reopening the Murder Trial of Emmett Till

We look at the murder of Emmett Till, a black youth killed in 1955. The Justice Department announced this week it is opening a criminal investigation into the case because of new evidence.

How to Be President

Ever thought of being president? We speak to the author of "How to be President."

Pop's Punk Influence

We review a series of new CDs with pop music critic, Tim Riley.

This program aired on May 11, 2004.

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