Pushing the Boundaries

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Monday, March 26, 2007

Legal experts Frederick A.O. Schwarz, Jr. and Aziz Z. Huq criticize the Bush Administration for eliminating many checks on presidential power. Then, we get an update on the bed bug epidemic--and ask what to do if you get them. Plus, we talk to an American who traveled to China to train as a kung fu master. And a psychologist explains what patients and their loved ones can do after receiving a life-altering diagnosis.

Checking in on Executive Power

After Watergate, the Senate formed the Church Committee to investigate abuses of power by the intelligence community and the Office of the President. Frederick A.O. Schwarz served as chief counsel. Now, thirty years later, Mr. Schwartz and co-author Aziz Z. Huq explore how the Bush Administration is eliminating checks on ...

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Bed Bug Resurgence

Last year, Richard Cooper of Cooper Pest Control, answered your questions about bed bugs on Please Explain. He returns with an update on their resurgence, and offers some tips on what to do if you find the resilient pests in your home.

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American Shaolin

Matthew Polly tells us about realizing his dream of training to become a kung fu master at the Shaolin Temple in China.

American Shaolin is available for purchase at

Events: Matthew Polly will be speaking and signing books
And a there will be a martial arts ...

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Facing a Devastating Diagnosis

Social psychologist Jessie Gruman explains what patients and their loved ones can do after receiving a life-altering diagnosis like cancer, HIV/AIDS, or multiple sclerosis.

AfterShock is available for purchase at

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