Show rundown for 5/3/2006

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Preparing for the Worst Case Scenario

The White House releases an action plan should bird flu become a pandemic.

"Imperial Reckoning"

We talk with the author of a Pulitzer Prize-winning which looks at the history of the suppression of the Mau Mau people by the British.

The Cost of War

Amy Belasco of the Congressional Research Service reviews the numbers in the cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Referendum on Iraq

Voters in Philadelphia will get to weigh in on whether American troops should be withdrawn from Iraq. We speak with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell.

The Bard Behind Bars

Inmates in Kentucky perform "The Tempest." We speak to a filmmaker who made a film about the program and to one of the leading men.

This program aired on May 3, 2006.


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