Show rundown for 2/16/2007

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War Resolution Votes

We discuss the upcoming war resolution votes in the U.S. House and Senate with The Boston Globe's Rick Klein.

"Beyond Beat and Rhymes"

Byron Hurt, a self-proclaimed fan of hip-hop questions its violence, degradation of women and homophobia in his documentary "Beyond Beat and Rhymes."

Torture on "24"

Producers from the Fox TV show "24" say they will tone down torture scenes, but not because of concerns from military officials who say troops in the field were copying the tactics.

Sports Update

Baseball's spring training, the NBA All-Star game and a high school for future women hockey stars are just some of the topics up for discussion as we explore the week in sports with Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's Only A Game.

Turtle Man

We profile David Carroll, a man whose life-long dedication to turtles has brought him fame and fortune as a MacAurthur Genius Grant recipient.

This program aired on February 16, 2007.


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