Show rundown for 12/15/2006

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Study: Decreased Breast Cancer Rate

We look at a new study that reveals breast cancer rates in the United States fell dramatically in 2003.

Journalist George Packer

We speak with journalist George Packer who is writing in the current edition of The New Yorker about a new way to think about combatting insurgencies.

Remembering the Dictator

We speak to Marc Cooper, author of "Pinochet and Me: A Chilean Anti-Memoir."

Photographing "Back Home"

A Massachusetts man tries to do his part for the men and women in Iraq and Afghanistan.

"Pussy Cats" Album

We speak with members of the The Walkmen, a New York based indie band, who brought back the music of Harry Nilsson and John Lennon's lost weekend in their remake of the "Pussy Cats" album from 1974.

This program aired on December 15, 2006.

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