Show rundown for 12/1/2004

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Overview of Homeland Security

Tom Ridge resigned as head of Homeland Security yesterday. We talk with former Virginia Governor James Gilmore, a Republican and former chair of the Gilmore Commission on Homeland Security, about the successes and failures thus far, of the Department of Homeland Security.

Students' Free Time: Reducing Recess

Kids have very little free time today. Now, some schools are cutting back on recess. We talk with an education reporter about the nationwide trend.

Vast and Bustling Bombay

Robin Young talks with the author of a new book on the city of Bombay, about that gigantic Indian city, and what it has to tell us about the future of urbanism.

Election Irregularities

As a follow up to our conversation yesterday about U.S. election myths, we talk with a reporter who's done the research, and can detail the irregularities that did occur during the presidential election of 2004.

Live and Lurid, the Striptease History

Bill Marx talks with the author of a new book called, "Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie Show".

This program aired on December 1, 2004.


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