Show rundown for 8/23/2006

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Marine Callback

The Marine Corp is calling back 2500 Marines to active duty for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our guest is Pam Hess of UPI.

Marine's POV

A Massachusetts Marine who has served time in Iraq comments. Seth Moulton joins us.


The world was surprised by Hezbollah's military punch. We look today at another aspect of its power: intelligence. Our guest is Jeremy Binnie, an analyst for Jane's Terrorism and Insurgency Center.

Senate Race

Rhode Islanders wait for tonight's debate between Senate Lincoln Chafee and his republican challenger, Cranston Mayor Stephen Laffey. Brown University's Darrell West is our guest.

Meningitis Vaccine

Dr. Tim Clark of the CDC explains the vaccine for meningitis. Many universities require that incoming freshmen get vaccinated. But finding the vaccine can be hard.


Music critic Tim Riley listens to a new recording of Chopin Nocturnes from pianist, Maurizio Pollini.

This program aired on August 23, 2006.

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