Show rundown for 1/9/2006

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Kennedy on Alito

Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy is one Democrat on the Judiciary Committee who has already indicated he does not want to the hearings to go smoothly.

Former CBO Head on the Federal Deficit

We speak to Douglas Holtz Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office, about the economy and the federal deficit.

Iraq Update

The last four days in Iraq have been one of the deadliest for the U.S. since the American occupation began.

Racist NOLA Housing Ads

A it turns out some postings on websites that offer housing to Katrina victims are explicitly racist.

Health and Grieving

Health columnist Judy Foreman writes about new research on grieving.

"Country Boys"

We speak with filmmaker David Sutherland about his documentary on PBS.

This program aired on January 9, 2006.


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