John McCain won last Saturday's Republican primary in South Carolina, who will win the Democratic contest tomorrow? We talk about the Democrats with Brad Warthen, editorial page editor at The State newspaper in Columbia, South Carolina.
MIDDLE CLASS ECONOMICS
for most of this decade, middle and working class Americans have seen their real incomes stagnate as their debt levels rise. Is the proposed tax rebate the help the average American needs? To find out we speak with Elizabeth Warren, professor of Law at Harvard University and author several books, including, "The Two Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers are Going Broke."
HIGH SCHOOL STEROID TESTING
The State of Texas will begin the nation's most extensive random testing of student athletes for steroid use within the next few weeks. The $6 million program will test 30 percent of student athletes over the next two years. Texas is one of four states that has approved steroid testing, and it comes in the wake of a congressional investigation that showed steroid use was rampant in major league baseball. We hear from football coach, Mike Long of South Grand Prairie High School in North Texas, about how steroids are affecting high school athletes.
WEEK IN SPORTS
Tom Brady's "boot," and Australian Open upsets are topics for discussion as we look at the week in sports with Bill Littlefield, host of NPR's Only A Game.
A decade ago, Dennis Cannon was a marketing professional with a good job and a loving family. But, he also had a secret, a secret which he finally revealed to his wife and two daughters, a secret that changed all their lives forever. Here & Now's Kezia Simister has a story about what happens to a family when a father decides to become a woman.
This program aired on January 25, 2008.
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