Show rundown for 12/23/2005

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Troop Reductions

Donald Rumsfeld announces the first of what is likely to be a series of U.S. combat troop reductions from Iraq.

Pastor Looks Back

Donald Boyett of East Carroll Parish, LA reflects on the past year. His church offered shelter to people fleeing Katrina.

End of a Holiday Tradition

Here and Now producer Kevin Sullivan takes us to a Boston landmark - the Filene's Department Store, whose legendary holiday window displays have delighted children for generations.


A film about what happened after terrorists killed Israeli Olympians opens Friday. We speak to a marathon runner about what he heard on the day the athletes were taken hostage.

Dancer Turned Scholar

A principal dancer with the New York City Ballet prepares for life after the ballet — he's getting a degree at the Kennedy School of Government.

A Joyful Noise

We visit with a member of the jubilee gospel singing group the Silver Leaf Gospel Singers.

This program aired on December 23, 2005.


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