Show rundown for 1/5/2006

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Sharon's Stroke

Ariel Sharon' fights for his life in a Jerusalem hospital. How will his illness impact Israeli politics and the conflict with the Palestinians?

Advances in Ovarian Cancer Treatment

We speak to Dr. Stephen Cannistra of Harvard Medical School about a treatment that can add more than a year to the life of a woman with advanced ovarian cancer.

Alito Hearings

Jonathan Turley of George Washington University Law School discusses the hearings on the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court.

Humor in the Court

What's so funny about the U.S. Supreme Court? One professor has studied the humor of justices on the high court.

Arthouse Theater Struggles to Survive

One of the country's first repertory cinemas, screening classic, foreign, cult, and independent films, is facing a serious fiscal crisis.

This program aired on January 5, 2006.


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