Show rundown for 6/18/2007

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Assessing Abbas

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gets word that the EU is restoring millions in aid. The Christian Science Monitor's Eileen Prushew updates us on this and other developments following the Hamas takeover of Gaza.

Storm Warning

Listen to a conversation with Dr. Conrad Crane. The military historian's warnings of the challenges of occupying Iraq were startling prescient and apparently unheeded.

An Alcoholics Anonymous Cult?

Newsweek reporter Nick Summers reports on a rift in the normally elusive Alcoholics Anonymous recovery community.


Producer Sanden Totten takes a look at a growing trend in education in which kids stay at home to pursue whatever interests catches their fancy. Critics worry that without structure a basic, well-rounded education may go by the wayside.

"The Devil in the Kitchen"

British chef Marco Pierre White's cooking was legendary, as was his temper in the kitchen. He's just published a new memoir: "The Devil in the Kitchen: Sex, Pain, Madness and The Making of a Great Chef."

This program aired on June 18, 2007.


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