Show rundown for 2/21/2006

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Port Security

The Mayor of Baltimore, Martin O'Malley, explains why he's the opposing the takeover of six American ports by an Arab company.

Life after the Troubles

Writer Nick Laird's new novel picks up in Northern Ireland and London after "the troubles" and grapples with issues of class, race and the legacy of violence.

Olympics Update

L.A. Times reporter Helene Eliot talks about life on the ice at the Olympics: speed skating and figure skating.

Avian Flu

New research shows that bird flu is just one of a growing number of diseases that humans are catching from animals.

The Grace Lee Project

A filmmaker asks "what's in a name?" and makes a documentary about the women who share her name.

This program aired on February 21, 2006.

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