Show rundown for 11/21/2006

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Christian Politician Killed in Lebanon

Pierre Gemaye, a prominent anti-Syrian Christian politician in Lebanon, has been assassinated. The shooting comes at a time of heightened political tension within the Lebanese government. Guest: Rami G. Khoury, editor-at-large of the Daily Star Newspaper in Lebanon.

Emissions Stress World's Oceans

Elizabeth Kolbert of The New Yorker talks about what carbon emissions are doing to ocean waters. Research indicates these emissions are changing the chemical composition of sea water and affecting marine life.

Mindless Eating

Cornell research Brian Wansink has made a career out of finding out how much we eat and it is not a pretty picture.

Director Robert Altman Dies At 81

Garrison Keillor reflects on the work and life of the influencial director. Altman directed "A Prairie Home Companion" which hit the theaters earlier this year.

The Perfect Bird

Chris Kimball of Cook's Illustrated and America's Test Kitchen gives us insight into the mysteries of cranberry sauce and fluffy mashed potatoes.

This program aired on November 21, 2006.

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