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Friday, January 18, 2008

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been badly derailed in recent years. Find out what went wrong: from Ariel Sharon's ascent to power, to the war in Lebanon. Also: States of the Union looks into the issues Nevada's voters care about as they head into their caucus. A new play, "Seven," about extraordinary women working for change. And Please Explain is all about our delegate system. Guest host Jonathan Capehart sits in for Leonard.

Israel and Palestine, 2001-2006: What Went Wrong

The Israeli-Palestinian peace process has been majorly derailed in recent years. French journalist Charles Enderlin looks at what went wrong, from the failed Camp David negotiations, to the Israel-Lebanon conflict in 2006. His new book is The Lost Years.

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States of the Union: Nevada

With all eyes on Nevada in the days before the state’s January 19 caucus, States of the Union looks into which issues matter to Silver State voters. Nevada is one of the fastest-growing states, and it has been hit hard by the mortgage crisis. We look at how ...


“Seven,” A Play About Women Making Change

"Seven" is a documentary theatre piece based on the real-life stories of seven extraordinary women from around the world who overcame adversity to advocate for change.

Carol Mack and Susan Yankowitz are the playwrights. Inez McCormack of Northern Ireland is one of the women profiled in "Seven" ...


Please Explain: Delegates

This year’s batch of presidential hopefuls are fighting over delegates as much as they’re fighting over voters. On Please Explain, find out who the delegates are, how the system works, and what superdelegates are.

Stephen Wayne is Professor of Government at Georgetown University and author of The Road to ...

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