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Legislation Would Legalize Millions of the Undocumented

Next week Congress begins debate on a major overhaul of the nation's immigration law that clears the way for millions of undocumented workers to become legal. Gail Chaddock of The Christian Science Monitor fills us in on the details of the bill and we talk to supporters and opponents of the proposed legislation.

World Bank Without Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz resigned yesterday as head of the World Bank, without admitting impropriety over a relocation package he engineered for his girlfriend. Kenneth Rogoff, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, assesses the scandals impact on the bank's reputation and future.

A Father Rembers His Son

The war in Iraq has hit close to home for one our frequent guests on Here & Now. Andrew Bacevich, a retired Army lieutenant colonel and vocal critic of the war lost his son to a suicide bomber this week. He spoke about his son's death with Here and Now's Fred Thys.

"Five Second Rule"

Deborah Becker talks with Dr. Paul Dawson, a professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Clemson University, about the "Five Second Rule" and other myths about food and eating.

Lionel Shriver

Author Lionel Shriver talks with host Deborah Becker about "The Post-Birthday World," a novel about marriage, fidelity and what happens when a woman must choose between two lovers.

This program aired on May 18, 2007.


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