President Obama To Mark End Of Combat Operations In Iraq, Jumpstart Middle East Peace Talks
Can A Vaccine Treat An Addiction?
We spoke with Dr. A. Thomas McLellan last year and he told us vaccines to treat addiction were right around the corner. He joins us again to see if that corner has been reached. Dr. McLellan is the deputy director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and has a very personal perspective on drug policy because he lost a son to addiction.
Hurricane Earl Could Become Major Hurricane
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Hurricane Earl could become a major hurricane Monday or early Tuesday, and possibly reach Category 4 status by the middle of the week. A hurricane warning has now been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands and forecasters say residents from the Carolinas north through the Mid-Atlantic and New England states need to pay attention to this storm. As Hurricane Earl begins to batter the northern Leeward Islands and Hurricane Danielle is gradually weakening, Dennis Feltgen of the U.S. National Hurricane Center brings us the latest.
U.S. Aid Can't Buy Pakistani Support
- Here & Now Slideshow: Floods Devastate Asia
- Washington Post: Billions Of Aid Dollars Buy U.S. Little Goodwill In Pakistan
Joyce Maynard Talks About Parenting And Her Novel "Labor Day"
We revisit a conversation we had with author Joyce Maynard. Her novel, "Labor Day," just released in paperback, is about a divorced mother and her son who take in an escaped convict on Labor Day weekend. We talk to Maynard about the difficult choices parents make, not only in her fiction, but in her life.
- My Secret Left Me Unable To Help by Joyce Maynard in the New York Times
Music From The Show
- Bill Laswell, "Ports of Entry"
- Fugzai, "The Kill"
- Tristeza, "Are We People"
- Moby, “Inside”
- Chin Chin, “Ohio”