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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Former national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski talks about our last three presidents and the post cold-war world. He critiques the foreign policy of the current president as well as former Presidents Bush and Clinton. He also looks at the challenge ahead for the current presidential hopefuls. Plus: muslims in America; Columbia President Lee Bollinger, NAACP's Ted Shaw, and civil rights scholar Lani Guinier on the future of affirmative action; the view from Baghdad; and post-1965 immigrants.

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Guests:

Lee Bollinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Lani Guinier and Ted Shaw

Muslims in America

Dr. Zahid H. Bukhari, professor at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, and director of Muslims in American Public Square Project (MAPS), and Lena Alhusseini, executive director of the Arab American Family Support Center and David Harris, executive director of the American Jewish ...

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In the Affirmative: Education and Affirmative Action

Ted Shaw, director-counsel and president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Lani Guinier, civil rights scholar, Bennet Boskey professor of law at Harvard University Law School and author of the forthcoming, Meritocracy Inc.: How Wealth Became Merit, Class Became Race, and College Education Became a Gift from the ...

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Zbig Picture with Zbigniew Brzezinski

Former national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski assesses the last three American presidents in their role as global leader in his new book Second Chance: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Superpower (Basic Books, 2007).

Second Chance is available for purchase at Amazon.com

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Baghdad: View from the Ground

Bobby Ghosh, Baghdad bureau chief for Time magazine, fills us in on the latest from Iraq as part of a month-long series.

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Open Phones: Post-1965 Immigrants

The proposed immigration reform plan would undo the 1965 reform that made it easier for immigrants to bring their families into the U.S. Listeners call in with how the 1965 law affected them personally.

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