Show rundown for 8/13/2007

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Rove Departing

Karl Rove, President Bush's closest advisor and long-time friend is leaving the White House to spend more time with his family. We speak with Ana Marie Cox, Washington Correspondent for Time Magazine.

Building a Better Water Jug

We speak with Cynthia Smith, curator of a show that highlights products made to improve the lives of the 2.8 billion people living on less than two dollars a day.

Pope Benedict's Edicts

Pope Benedict XVI created controversy this summer by lifting restrictions on the traditional Latin Mass, which contains readings some consider anti-Semitic and by asserting that the Catholic Church is "the one true Church of Christ."

Alternative to the Campus Bookstore

There a new movement online to help college students curb the high costs of the textbooks. We speak to Osman Rashid, co-founder of a website called that allows college students to buy, sell or even rent the textbooks they need.

Eliza Minot

We speak with author Eliza Minot about her book "The Brambles" which looks at three adult siblings struggling with long ago loss of their mother in a plane crash as well as the impending loss of their father.

This program aired on August 13, 2007.

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