Show rundown for 10/13/2008

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John McCain delivers a forceful new stump speech today, as a new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows with just over three weeks to go before election day, McCain is losing ground. We speak with Holly Bailey, who's covering the McCain campaign for Newsweek Magazine.

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman

The Princeton economist and New York Times columnist is the winner of the 2008 Nobel Prize for Economics ...


The legal limbo for 17 Chinese Muslims held at Guantanamo Bay continues. A federal judge ordered their release last week but an appeals court blocked it. We speak with Neil McGaraghan, one of the attorneys representing the Uighurs. He works for the Boston firm Bingham McCutchen.

Mammouth Cave

The story of Mammouth Cave National Park in Kentucky ...

National Anthem at Baseball Games

As the Tampa Bay Rays prepare to play the Red Sox this afternoon at Fenway Park, Only A Game's Doug Tribou takes a look at the ritual singing of the National Anthem at baseball games and singer-guitarist Jose Feliciano's controversial performance of the Star Spangled Banner during the World Series 40 years ago.

FDR Banking Chat

In these days of uncertain economic times, we offer a reminder that we've been there before by listening to excerpts from President Franklin D. Roosevelt's fireside chat on the banking crisis of 1933.

This program aired on October 13, 2008.

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