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Thursday, November 06, 2008

Find out how the National Security Agency evolved after 9/11, and what an Obama administration might do to change it again. Also: a look at the work of Michelangelo and the man behind the myth. Sir Roger Moore talks about his life as James Bond. And on Underreported: hear how an Obama presidency could affect the U.S.’s relations with Iran.

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Sir Roger Moore

Ultra-Secret NSA

Find out how the National Security Agency evolved after 9/11, and how it might change again under the incoming Obama administration. James Bamford is author of The Shadow Factory.

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Michelangelo: Man and Myth

A new exhibit, "Michelangelo: The Man and The Myth," focuses on Michelangelo’s life, art, and reputation and hows some of his works never before seen in the U.S. before. It’s at Syracuse University’s Louise and Bernard Palitz Gallery (11 E. 61st St.) until Jan. 4, 2009; Gary Radke ...

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Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore played James Bond longer than any other actor. He talks about hobnobbing with other Hollywood stars like Elizabeth Taylor and Milton Berle, and how he imagined villains as having bad breath to help him prepare to face them down. His new memoir is My Word is ...

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Virgin Birth in Sharks

Scientists have confirmed the second-ever case of a “virgin birth” in a shark, indicating that female sharks can reproduce without mating. Dr. Demian Chapman is shark scientist with the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science at Stony Brook University.

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Underreported: US-Iran Relations in an Obama Administration

We look at how an Obama presidency could affect the U.S.’s relations with Iran, and what we should look for in Iran’s own elections happening next year. Robert Powell is Middle East Analyst for the Economist Intelligence Unit.

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