Show rundown for 4/17/2006

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Duke Rape Case

The grand jury may be issuing indictments today we hear the latest from WUNC's Jessica Jones.

Slavery and the Revolution

A new book reveals how many African American slaves fought for the British during the revolution, to gain their freedom.

DNA Testing for All

New technology is making it possible for ordinary people to check their genetic heritage and use it to apply for scholarships and castles in Scotland.

Marathon Podcast

WBUR's Bob Oakes interviews Steve Walker, a runner who is podcasting the Boston Marathon.


Allegra Goodman's new novel, "Intuition" reveals the highly competitive world of scientific research.

This program aired on April 17, 2006.


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