Show rundown for 2/19/2007

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Surge on the Hill

The Boston Globe's Rick Klein explains where the anti-surge movements are headed on Capitol Hill.

Dems in the Palmetto State

At least a dozen presidential candidates have visited South Carolina. Carol Khare Fowler of the South Carolina Democratic Party tells us how the Democrats are faring in this key primary state.

And They're Off

Congressional Quarterly's Bob Benenson discusses the early start to the presidential campaign.

Preserving Presidential History

Boston University presidential scholar Julian Zelizer discusses a new film of JFK in Dallas and how we remember our president's in museums and libraries.

"Praying to Be Thin"

We talk with reporter Melba Newsome who writes in the recent issue of Self magazine about a faith-based diet.

His Podcast is Ancient History

A Long Island high school teacher produces one of the most downloaded podcasts. His subject? The life and times of the rulers of the Byzantine Empire. Guest: Lars Brownworth

Films for Family Movie Night

Looking for some good movies that you can watch with your kids? Boston Globe film critic Ty Burr offers more than a few choices in his new book, "The Best Old Movies for Families: A Guide to Watching Together."

This program aired on February 19, 2007.

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