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Friday, March 14, 2008

Today is all about the news that unfolded while the Eliot Spitzer story broke. We catch up on some of the important stories that flew under the radar.

We get an update on new developments in the Sean Bell trial. The battle over FISA rages on in Washington. The Washington Post's Dana Milbank guides us through silly season in the Democratic presidential race. And, we examine the legacy of Dungeons & Dragons. Plus, we open the phones for your under the radar stories.

Guests:

Dana Milbank

Sean Bell Update

New evidence in the Sean Bell case has possibly changed the momentum of the trial. Nicole Bode of the Daily News checks in from the courthouse.

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FISA Fallout

We check in on the current congressional wrangling between the Whitehouse and Congress over the FISA bill with Paul Kiel, a reporter-blogger at TalkingPointsMemo.com, and Siobhan Gorman, an Intelligence and Homeland Security Correspondent from The Wall Street Journal.

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Open Phones: Your Under the Radar News

Today is all about the stories that unfolded while the Spitzer scandal broke. We want to hear about what "under the radar" news stories you are hearing. Comment below on the international events that matter, the latest news from your block, cultural stories to keep an eye on... Be specific, ...

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Silly Season, Seriously

Dana Milbank, columnist for the Washington Post and author of Homo Politicus: The Strange and Scary Tribes That Run Our Government, on red phones, Geraldine Ferraro, and other campaign non-news.

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Girl Trouble

Dr. Larry Finer, director of domestic research at the Guttmacher Institute, and Dr. Susan Blank, associate commissioner for sexually transmitted disease prevention and control at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, talk about a new study that sheds light on ...

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Geeking Out

Adam Rogers, a senior editor at Wired Magazine, reflects on the legacy of Gary Gygax, the creator of Dungeons & Dragons. Plus, your calls on your experiences of Geek-dom and the nerd culture's emergence into the mainstream.

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