Show rundown for 12/13/2005

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Saudi Prince Donates Millions for Islamic Studies

We speak to Boston Globe reporter about Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud and the controversy surrounding him.

Was it Genocide?

A federal lawsuit filed against education officials sparks a debate about history and how the controversial events are presented to students.

Drug Plan Provokes Confusion, Satire

Many seniors have not signed up for the new Medicare prescription drug plan, which will go into effect January 1st. Much of the information for seniors is accessible only online. A recent Saturday Night Live skit spoofed the new plan.

Starbucks Republicans

Democratic pollster David Beattie talks about those suburban voters who want government out of their wallets as well as their personal lives.

Gaming Granny

Barbara St. Hilaire is known as "Old Grandma Hardcore." She has been addicted to video games for about 30 years.

Andy Serkis, the Man Inside "King Kong"

We speaks with the actor who plays the title role in the new "King Kong" remake.

This program aired on December 13, 2005.

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