Show rundown for 1/1/2007

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The Latest From Iraq

We hear the latest on American military casualties and the continued fallout from the execution of Saddam Hussein from Los Angeles Times reporter Solomon Moore in Baghdad.

The History of How We Are Born

We talk with author Tina Cassidy about her new book, "Birth: The Surprising History of How We Are Born."

Long Distance Swimmer Lynne Cox

We talk with famed long distance swimmer Lynne Cox about her book "Grayson" in which she describes her mysterious encounter with a baby whale.

Verna's Coffee and Donut Shop

Verna's Coffee and Donut Shop in North Cambridge, Massachusetts closed its doors this weekend — a victim of chain store competition and changing demographics in the old working class neighborhood. We stopped by to talk with workers and patrons about the end of an era.

Londonderry's High School Marching Band

We listen in as the high school marching band from Londonderry, New Hampshire gets ready for the biggest performance in its history — the Rose Bowl Parade.

This program aired on January 1, 2007.


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