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Indiana Photo ID

The Supreme Court upholds Indiana's strict photo voter ID requirement as constitutional.

Reverend Jeremiah Wright

Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Barack Obama's longtime pastor, says he hopes the controversy surrounding him and excerpts of his sermons will result in an honest dialogue about race in America.

Panama Canal

Former New York Times Washington correspondent, Adam Clymer, traces the birth of the conservative movement and the rise of Ronald Reagan to the U.S. decision to turn over the Panama Canal to Panama in 1978. Clymer is author of the new book "Drawing the Line at the Big Ditch: The Panama Canal Treaties and the Rise of the Right."

My Space Art

The widespread popularity of social networking websites like MySpace and Facebook has led one graduate student to wonder if we aren't revealing too much on the Internet. Kelsey Felthousen is a MFA candidate at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and for her thesis she built a completely open home in the middle of the main academic quad and lived there for 13 days.

Kurt Vonnegut

In reading a new collection of previously unpublished works by writer Kurt Vonnegut, literary critic Steve Almond sees how the former World War II POW and author of "Slaugherhouse-Five" found his voice describing the horrors of war. Vonnegut died one year ago this month. The collection of Vonnegut short stories and essays is entitled "Armageddon in Retrospect."

This program aired on April 28, 2008.


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