Show rundown for 12/29/2006

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Saddam Hussein's Death Sentence

There is news that Saddam Huessin may be put to death by hanging any time now. We get the latest from Baghdad from Larry Kaplow of the Cox Newspapers.

Risks of Mountain Climbing

In the wake of this month's desperate search for three climbers lost on Oregon's Mount Hood, we talk with David Roberts, a life-long climber whose book "On the Ridge Between Life and Death: a Climbing Life Reexamined" examines the risk of mountain climbing on family, friends and rescuers of climbers.

The Trial of Saddam Hussein

We review the long and sometimes chaotic trial of Saddam Hussein with Michael Scharf, director of the Cox Center War Crimes Research Office at Case School of Law.

New Year's Resolutions

It's that time of the year again. The time when many people settle on a New Year's resolution. Heidi Pickman, a producer in Los Angeles, is still working on last year's vow to knit a hat and she only has a few days to go.

A Kennedy's Journey Home

Newly de-classified documents reveal that President John F. Kennedy was the object of death threats during his trip to Ireland in 1963. We revisit an exhibit at the Kennedy Library in Boston that documents JFK's journey to his ancestral homeland.

This program aired on December 29, 2006.


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