Show rundown for 7/20/2005

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Supreme Court Nomination

We hear from Lyle Denniston in Washington, D.C. about the nomination of John Roberts to be the next Supreme Court Justice.

Senator Kennedy Responds to Bush's Nomination

We hear from Senior Senator Edward Kennedy, a member of the judicial committee, who will be questioning Roberts when the confirmation process gets under way.

Confirmation History

We talk with constitutional law expert Susan Low-Bloch about the President's choice for the Supreme Court, and about how the recent history of confirmation hearings can help us to know what to expect about the upcoming Roberts hearings.

White House Public Relations

Scott McLellan, the White House spokesman has been under fire in recent weeks over the Karl Rove affair. We'll talk with a public relations expert about effective communication.

A Cleaner Charles

Once one of the dirtiest rivers in the country, some say Boston's Charles River is clean enough to swim in.

Jazz Tributes

Music critic James Isaacs brings us new CD's produced as tributes to some jazz greats.

This program aired on July 20, 2005.

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