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Monday, December 17, 2007

The release of the Iraq War documentary No End in Sight has prompted more public figures to come forward with the real reasons they think the war was launched. The film’s director, Charles Ferguson, talks about the ongoing story of the film and the forthcoming book. Two political writers discuss the coveted Democratic newspaper endorsements and the Huckabee factor. We get an update from the floor of Senator Dodd's filibuster on phone companies and NSA wiretapping. And a senior adviser to Eliot Spitzer wants to change the statewide public university system. Also, do silver trees have a green lining?

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Charles Ferguson

Primary Issues

Liz Halloran, senior writer for U.S.News & World Report, discusses the election trail and the all-important newspaper endorsements, and Zev Chafets, frequent contributor to the New York Times Magazine profiled Mike Huckabee in the 12/16 issue, "The Huckabee Factor." and discusses the appeal of Huckabee in ...

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Green Lining on a Silver Tree

Simran Sethi, Professional-in-Residence at the University of Kansas School of Journalism, host of The Green on the Sundance Channel, and environmental reporter for NBC News, answers the question: how green is your Christmas tree?

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Will the Phone Companies Get a Pass?

Will the Senate grant immunity to phone companies in the NSA wiretapping program today? New York Times Washington Correspondent Eric Lichtblau looks at what's at stake and reports on new revelations about the program.

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Ferguson and Kerik

Charles Ferguson's documentary No End In Sight has spurred the discussion of just what went wrong in the early days of the Iraq war. Since the release of his film, Ferguson has continued to interview public figures, including embattled former NYC police chief Bernard Kerik, who served as Interim Minister ...

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The Governor's Adviser

Lloyd Constantine, senior adviser to Governor Eliot Spitzer, wants to upgrade the state public university system.

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