Show rundown for 12/23/2004

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Tensions with Cuba

Conflict between the U.S. and Cuba over Christmas decorations at the U.S. diplomatic mission in Havana continues. Meanwhile, a possible change in U.S. policy on trade to Cuba may shut down what little agricultural trade is allowed under the U.S. embargo.

Belief in Black and White: Religions' Texts

We talk with a New Testament professor about what the Bible really says about the birth of Jesus, and with a group translating the Hebrew Bible into all languages.

View of Mosul

We check in on the situation in Mosul, Iraq, with retired Colonel Calib Sepp, who just returned from Iraq. We also hear from some Marines serving there.

Army Psychiatrist on Returning Soldiers

We talk with an Army psychiatrist about the post traumatic disorders he's seeing in returning service members.

Retiree Radio: The Real Oldies Station

We visit a radio station based in a retirement community in Ohio, where the average age of the DJs is 75. They play all the hits from the '20s, '30s '40s, and '50s.

This program aired on December 23, 2004.


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