Which Way to the White House?

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Monday, February 05, 2007

It's been a long time since the South was a Democratic stronghold. On today's show, we'll hear a debate on whether the Democrats should woo back the South in order to win the White House in 2008. Then, Turkish novelist Elif Shafak tackles questions of Turkish identity - she was once brought to court for "insulting Turkishness." Leonard talks to a writer who says that women's emotional relationship with money affects every part of their lives. Also, borderline personality disorder: what it is, and why you should know about it. The illness affects roughly 10 million Americans.
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To Get to the White House: Go South?

It's been a long time since the South was solidly Democratic. Will the Democrats have to win back the South in order to win the White House in 2008? Should they even bother trying? Leonard talks to Bob Moser, contributing writer for The Nation and Thomas Schaller, author of Whistling ...


Turkish Identity

Elif Shafak was brought to court for "insulting Turkishness" by referring to the Armenian genocide in her novel The Bastard of Istanbul.


Women, Emotions, and Cash

Liz Perle says that many women she has known have been willing to share their deepest secrets - but still kept mum when it came to their finances. Perle's new book is Money: A Memoir.


Borderline Personality Disorder: What You Should Know

More Americans suffer from borderline personality disorder than either bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Leonard talks to Dr. Frank Yeomans, clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the Weill Medical College, patient Christina Knight, and Kiera Van Gelder, an individual recovering from BPD.

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