Show rundown for 5/19/2006

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Violence Flares Up in Afghanistan

There has been a wave of violence in southern Afghanistan. For an update, we speak with New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall.

English Language Debate

We look at how the English language is finding its way into debate about immigration on Capitol Hill. The Boston Globe's Rick Klein is our guest.

Mayor Takes Stand over Standardized Tests

Should a high school senior who passes their course work but fails a standarized test be denied a high school diploma? Scott Lang, mayor of New Bedford, MA, says no. His decision jeopardizes state aide to his city.

Russian Chorus

The Down East Singers, a community chorus from rural Maine, finds solace and joy in performing a piece of sacred music for the Russian Orthodox Church.

This program aired on May 19, 2006.

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