Show rundown for 5/9/2007

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Anbar Update

Sam Dagher of The Christian Science Monitor discusses Cheney's visit to Iraq and his own visit to Anbar Province where the U.S. is having some success in quelling the violence.

Slate's Bing West on Iraq

The author writes about his recent trip to Iraq for Slate. "The Great Wall of Indifference" is his account of U.S. troops on patrol in a Sunni neighborhood in Baghdad.

Is the Military Rethinking "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" ?

We speak to Jason Knight, a 24-year-old petty officer who was kicked out of the military after he told his commander he was gay. The Navy recalled him to active duty last year and he now serves as an openly gay man.

Antidepressants and Suicidality

Dr. Tim Johnson, medical editor for ABC News, talks about antidepressants and the risk of suicide. The FDA has ordered drug makers to expand the warnings about the risks of using these medications.

"The Women Who Raised Me"

In her book, "The Women Who Raised Me: A Memoir," the actress and advocate for foster children chronicles her experiences in foster care and pays tribute to the numerous women who helped raised her.

This program aired on May 9, 2007.


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