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Iraq Hearings

General David Petraeus, commander of U.S. forces in Iraq and the U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker, appear before two Senate committees in Washington today. We'll get a report on the hearings from Demetri Sevastopulo, Pentagon and Intelligence Correspondent for the Financial Times.

Iraq Hearing Analysis

Anthony Cordesman, senior fellow and co-director at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, retired Army General Barry McCaffrey and retired Marine Captain Bing West join us to talk about today's hearings.

The Office in Real Life

We talk with Kimberly Stewart of U.S. News and World Report on the real life lessons the employees can learn from the fictional characters in the hit television show, "The Office." The magazine enlisted job consultants to evaluate the show's cast and compare them to real life workers.

Arizona Moves to Leave NCLB Behind

Arizona is on track to become the first state in the nation to drop out of the no child left behind program. If that happens, the state would lose up to 600 million dollars in federal funding. The Arizona house of representatives voted last week to opt out of no child left behind in the year 2010 if the state can fill that shortfall elsewhere. We speak to the sponsor of the Arizona bill, Democratic State Representative David Schapira.

The B-52s are Back

The 80s hitmasters are out with a new CD.

This program aired on April 8, 2008.


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