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Iraqi soldiers are warning residents to leave the embattled Baghdad neighborhood of Sadr City, ahead of what might be a larger offensive by U.S. and Iraqi forces.

Slavery by Another Name

A new book uncovers a hidden chapter in the history of slavery.


The farm bill, funding for the war in Iraq and more. We speak with Gail Chaddock, Capitol Hill correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor.

Swat Moms

Almost half of all women who leave the workforce to have children never return. But they would if they could find flexible work that challenges their talents and offers a chance for networking.

Writers on Writing

How do writers write? Carole Burns put together the book "Off the Page: Writers Talk About Beginnings, Endings, and Everything in Between." We speak with her and one of her contributors, Richard Bausch, author of nearly 20 books, about the art and craft of writing.

This program aired on May 8, 2008.

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