Show rundown for 5/8/2006

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Military Man Tapped for CIA

We have the latest on the nomination of Michael Hayden to head up the CIA. Some in Congress are not comfortable with having a military officer head up the spy agency.

Ortega's Political Resurrection

Daniel Ortega may reclaim the presidency of Nicaragua. We speak to writer Stephen Kinzer about the Sandanista leader who led the war against the U.S.-backed Contras.

Flu Case Study

Students at the Kennedy School of Government do a case study about how a governor should allocate ventilators if a flu pandemic strikes.

Gang Violence Claims Another Son

A Boston mother mourns the death of a second son by homicide.

"Which Brings Me to You"

We speak to authors Steve Almond and Julianna Baggott about their new novel, "Which Brings Me to You."

This program aired on May 8, 2006.


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