Show rundown for 10/10/2006

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Raising the Stakes

A defiant North Korea appears to be raising the stakes in its showdown with the U.S. and the rest of the world. Guest: Farah Stockman, The Boston Globe

Closeted on the Hill

We speak with Mark Leibovich of The New York Times about gay GOP staffers and the fear of being outed in Washington.

Literacy Program Marred by Mismanagement

An internal report at the Department of Education about the billion-dollar literacy program called "Reading First" reveals mismanagement and favoritism. Guest: Michael Grunwald, The Washington Post


The U.S. awaits the birth of the 300 millionth American. Guest: William Fry, The Brookings Institute

"The Journalist and the Jihadi: The Murder of Daniel Pearl"

We speak to the co-director of a new film on the life of the Wall Street Journal reporter and the man convicted his death. Guest: Ahmed A. Jamal

This program aired on October 10, 2006.


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