Show rundown for 2/28/2006

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Poll: U.S. Troops Want Pullout

A new Zogby Poll says a majority of American troops in Iraq want to come home. This is the first poll of U.S. troops currently serving in Iraq. Joining us to talk about the poll is John Zogby, president of Zogby International.

Mardi Gras Kings and Queens

It is Fat Tuesday! We speak to two Mardi Gras revelers: a Zulu king and a Seminole queen.

High Court Rules Against Abortion Clinic

The Supreme Courts say that federal extortion and racketeering laws cannot be used to ban protestors at abortion clinics. Jonathan Turley of George Washington University is our guest.

Catholic Church and Gay Adoptions

Several board members of a Catholic organization in Boston are protesting the Church's attempts to ban adoption of children by gay couples.

Senate NSA Hearings

The Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearings on the NSA and its domestic surveillance program. Peter Grier of the Christian Science Monitor is our guest.

The Black Indians of Mardi Gras

African-Americans dress as Indians in elaborate, sequined costumes and take to the streets to sing about their great feats on carnival day.

This program aired on February 28, 2006.


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