Show rundown for 10/31/2006

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The Rove Effect

He's confident going into next Tuesday's election. What is Rove seeing that others are not? We speak with Peter Wallsten of the Los Angeles Times.

Musical Chairs

David Hawkings of Congressional Quarterly Weekly talks about the committee chairs that will get reassigned if the Democrats take control of the House or Senate.

Hubble, Hubble, Toil and Trouble

NASA considers what to do with the Hubble Telescope. We speak with Michael Shara of the American Museum of History. Shara, curator of the museum's department of astrophysics, has worked on the Hubble.

A Divided Church

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori formally takes up her post tomorrow as head of the American Episcopal Church. But it is a church that is divided over the issue of the ordination of women and gay marriage.

Boston Costume's last Halloween

Today is Halloween and it's the last one for Boston Costume. The downtown institution for three decades plus will close at the end of December.

Hellish Nell

We speak with Nina Shandler, author of "The Strange Case of Hellish Nell: The Story of Helen Duncan and the Witch Trial of World War II."

This program aired on October 31, 2006.

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