Show rundown for 5/14/2007

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Chrysler to be Sold

DaimlerChrysler says it will sell its controlling interest in Chrysler to the private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management for $7.4 billion. Robin Young talks with Micheline Maynard of The New York Times about what this means for the auto industry.

Jihadi Rehab

Robin Young speaks with Terrence Henry, who writes in the current issue of The Atlantic about a Saudi program that attempts to reform convicted terrorists.

Iraq Spliting GOP

Julian Zelizer, professor of history at Boston University, talks about the significance of congressional Republicans breaking ranks with the White House over its policy on Iraq.

Oregon Voters Consider Tax Proposal

Oregon residents vote on a series of tax proposals in meant to help make up for the loss of federal timber payments. Robin Young speaks with Jessica Robinson of Jefferson Public Radio in Ashland, OR.

Musician Avishai Cohen

The Israeli-born jazz bassist and composer is a master of the slow burn. And the intensity of his live performances has been bottled on a new CD, "As Is...Live at the Blue Note."

This program aired on May 14, 2007.


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