Show rundown for 7/16/2007

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North Korea Reactor

Inspectors for the United Nations have verified that North Korea has shut down its nuclear reactor. Has diplomacy finally worked?

Pax Americana

Cullen Murphy argues there are comparisons between 21st century America and the Roman Empire as it fell. Murphy, editor at large for Vanity Fair, is the author of "Are We Rome?: The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America."

Edwards on Poverty Tour

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards is focusing on poverty as one of the central themes of his campaign. James Ziliak, director of the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research discusses Edwards' goals.

Soldier Honored

Natick, MA honors a native son who was killed in World War II. Carlo Intinarelli died on December 24, 1944 during the Battle of the Bulge. Natick dedicated a town square in his honor over the weekend.

Remembering JFK Jr.

On the eight anniversary of the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr., we revisit a conversation we had with Carole Radziwill, widow of Anthony Radziwill, Kennedy's cousin and best friend. Carole's book is "What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love."

This program aired on July 16, 2007.

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