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It was a week of "not over yets." First, a ceasefire in Lebanon early Monday with a Hezbollah claim of victory, and a Mideast conflict bitterly unresolved.

Most recently, a loud ruling at week's end from a federal judge saying there are no kings in America and President Bush's "warrantless wiretapping" is flatly unconstitutional — a ruling the administration instantly vowed to appeal.

There was pension legislation that may not save your pension, an immigrant claiming sanctuary who may not be saved, and a planet named Pluto that may or may not still be a planet.


Trudy Rubin, foreign affairs columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer

William McKenzie, editorial columnist for The Dallas Morning News

Jack Beatty, senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly

This program aired on August 18, 2006.


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