Show rundown for 1/29/2007

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"Soldiers of Heaven"

U.S.-backed Iraqi troops have reportedly killed 200 heavily armed members of a group called "Soldiers of Heaven'' near the holy city of Najaf, Iraq. Guest: Borzou Daragahi, Baghdad bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times.

Civilians in Iraq

The president wants more civilian to help out for reconstruction in Iraq.

The Week Ahead

We look at the week ahead on Capitol Hill and on the political hustings with Boston Globe Political reporter, Rick Klein.

Kentucky Derby Winner Euthanized

Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby, winner had shattered bones on his right rear foot during the Preakness. Guest: New York Times sports writer Joe Drape

Postcard from Teotihuacan

Here and Now's Jordana Gustafson sent us an audio postcard from the ancient city of Teotihuacan, profiling of Aztec flute-maker Jose Antonio Cruz-Ramos.


Here and Now's resident foodie, Kathy Gunst found a restaurant in Seattle, Washington where chef Armandino Batali is making sausage, prosciutto, and salami that rivals anything you might taste in Italy.

This program aired on January 29, 2007.

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