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Thursday, November 15, 2007

Hillary Clinton might be running as the first female candidate with a shot at winning the White House, but she’s running in the tradition of women who have gone before. We discuss women leaders and global security with Canada’s former Prime Minister Kim Campbell and Liberia’s Foreign Minister Olubanke King-Akerele. Also, we take our weekly reading of presidential politics in South Carolina.

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Leading Women

The Honorable Olubanke King-Akerele, Liberia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, and The Right Honorable Kim Campbell, Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister, are participating in a summit of women world leaders in New York. They weigh in on women and political power and world affairs.

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As South Carolina Goes...

Leroy Chapman, government and politics editor at The State, the largest newspaper in South Carolina, checks in each week in November to discuss issues in the presidential primary race.

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The Governor Shifts Gears

New York governor Eliot Spitzer (D) explains his reversal on offering drivers’ licenses to undocumented immigrants and comments on the impact of the Kerik indictment on Rudy Giuliani’s presidential bid.

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Open Phones: Change of Course on Drivers' Licenses

Listeners weigh in on the governor's change of heart.

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Outing Albus

Ross Douthat, Associate Editor of the Atlantic Magazine and blogger on Atlantic.com, and Marcela Valdes a freelance writer who sits on the board of the National Book Critics Circle, join us to take some calls about the revelation that Harry Potter character Albus Dumbeldore is Gay and the authors ...

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