Show rundown for 4/16/2007

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Virginia Tech Shootings

We get the latest on the shootings in a dorm and classroom at the Virginia Tech campus.

The Word History of Nappy

We speak to Professor Zine Magubane about the roots of the word. Also Here and Now's Philip Martin visits a hair salon to hear more.

French Presidential Elections

The campaign for president in France is heading in to the home stretch.


We read letters from our listeners.

Marathon Pioneer

Here and Now's Alex Ashlock speaks with Katherine Switzer, the first woman to officially enter and finish the marathon in Boston.

This program aired on April 16, 2007.


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