Show rundown for 5/9/2006

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Busy Day at the United Nations

We discuss the impact of a letter Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent to President Bush, and look at how the United Nations Security Council is preparing to deal with Iran's nuclear program.

The Higher Ed Gap

As rich universities grow their endowments and spend money on luxurious recreational facilities, poorer schools are falling behind.

How Deaf is Deaf?

We examine the flap at Gallaudet University, the nation's only liberal arts college for the deaf, over the recent appointment of a new president.

Listener Letters

We open the Here & Now mailbag to see what listeners have to say about recent stories on nuclear power plants, the Starbucks cafe culture and the real estate web site

Museum Raves

Here & Now's Andrea Shea looks at how museums are throwing parties, putting their collections online and hosting podcasts to reach a younger clientele.

This program aired on May 9, 2006.

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