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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

What did Congress hear about the immigration bill during Memorial Day weekend? Many members said they’d be listening to their constituents over the weekend break -- what are they bring back to Washington? Also, Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of the Wilson School at Princeton, on preserving American values in a dangerous world.

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As Drawn by Drew

Elizabeth Drew, journalist and author of 12 books, most recently, Richard M. Nixon: The American Presidents Series: The 37th President, 1969-1974 (Times Books, 2007), reviews the news of the week.

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Just the Facts on DNA evidence

Lawrence Kobilinsky, a forensic scientist and professor of biology and immunology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, talks about the weight of DNA evidence in prosecuting crime.

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Big Ideas

Anne-Marie Slaughter, dean of the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University and author, The Idea that is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World (Perseus Books Group 2007), says we need to return to principles on which the United States was established, such as liberty, democracy, equality, ...

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Open Phones: Global Warming in the Garden

Listeners call in to report the affects of global warming in their garden. Is there anything new growing on account of climate change?

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Brian Lehrer hosts the "Feet in Two Worlds" event.

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Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Preston, Leon Wynter, Roberto Lovato

Guests at the "Feet in Two Worlds" event at the New School moderated by Brian Lehrer ...

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Leon Wynter and Roberto Lavato




Leon Wynter and Roberto Lavato

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Panelists Leon Wynter (left) and Roberto Lavato at the "Feet in Two Worlds" event moderated by Brian Lehrer.

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