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Iraq's Refugees

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Thursday, December 14, 2006

One growing problem from the implosion of Iraq: refugees. Iraqis are fleeing by the hundreds of thousands, but hardly any are found in the United States. On our next program, we examine the problem and the case for bringing Iraqi refugees here. Also, one of the brand new local members of Congress, Joe Courtney of Connecticut, now on the Armed Services Committee.

On His Way In

Joe Courtney, Congressman-elect from Connecticut's 2nd District (D)
- discusses his close election and his appointment to the Armed Services Committee

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Pierre's Problems

Patrick Mack, news director for South Dakota Public Broadcasting
- on the current situation of Senator Tim Johnson and what may occur if he is found to be incapable of fulfilling his term as U.S Senator

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Iraq's Refugees

George Packer, writer for the New Yorker and author, (Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2005)
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Bill Frelick, director of the Refugee Policy Program at Human Rights Watch
-why they think Iraqi refugees should come to the US

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Evident Truths

Rocco Parascandola, police reporter for Newsday
and
Richard Aborn, president of the Citizens Crime Commission, a group that monitors the police
and
Errol Louis, columnist for the New York Daily News
- everything we know about the Queens police shooting.

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Live Coverage

Harry Reid Press Conference on the health of Senator Tim Johnson.

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Open Phones

Listener calls on what the South Dakota governor should do if Democratic Senator Tim Johnson does not recover.

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