Show rundown for 7/5/2006

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N. Korea Launches Spark Emergency UN Meeting

Despite staunch warnings of retaliation from the international community, North Korea fired a series of test launches this morning, triggering an emergency UN Meeting. Here & Now has the latest.

"The Forgotten Fifth: African Americans in the Age of Revolution"

In his most recent book, Gary Nash, documents the often overlooked story of African Americans during the American Revolution.

Taliban Renaissance in Afghanistan

The explosion of three bombs targeting government workers and security forces today in the Afghan capital of Kabul suggest the spread of violence and the resurgence of Taliban militants.

Enron Founder Dies

Enron founder, Kenneth Lay, dies of a heart attack at age 64. Here & Now looks back at his life and the scandal to which his name will be forever tied.

The Cool Seu Jorge

Seu Jorge, an up and coming star from the slums of Brazil, will perform today in Boston at the Museum of Fine Arts and tomorrow in Quebec at the Quebec City International Summer Festival in the last leg of his second US tour.

This program aired on July 5, 2006.


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