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Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Since Louis Farrakhan became ill and stepped out of public view, the Nation of Islam has had to regroup. We find out what's happening within the Nation of Islam, and how it's changed post-9/11. Also: Craig Unger on why he holds President personally responsible for the war in Iraq. We'll talk Texas politics on States of the Union. Plus, the new film Badland.

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Craig Unger

The Fall of the House of Bush

Craig Unger says that Iraq is a bloody, unwinnable mess, and he holds President George W. Bush personally responsible for creating the mess. Unger’s new book is The Fall of the House of Bush.

The Fall of the House of Bush is available for purchase at amazon.com

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States of the Union: Texas

For our latest in our States of the Union election series, we talk politics in the Lone Star State. We find out about the latest debate over how to patrol the border, Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential run, and what else is going on in the state that has ...

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Badland: A Film About the Aftermath of War

The new film "Badland" looks at the aftermath of war for a returning Iraq war veteran and his family. Leonard talks to actors Jamie Draven and Joe Morton, and director Francesco Lucente.

"Badland" opens on Fri., Nov. 30 at the AMC 25 on 42nd Street.

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Update: Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam

After Louis Farrakhan became ill and gave up much of the day-to-day control, the Nation of Islam has regrouped. Dr. Aminah McCloud of DePaul University tells us what’s happening within the NOI, and how it's changed in the post-9/11 world.

Weigh in: Tell us your questions about the Nation of ...

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