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Thursday, February 25, 2010

Law professor Ken Gormley tells us what he learned from interviewing all the participants involved in the showdown between President Bill Clinton and special prosecutor Kenneth Starr during the impeachment drama. Then our latest Underreported segments look at the alarming rate of farm foreclosures and at a recent settlement between the U.S. government and African American farmers.

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The Death of American Virtue

Ten years after one of the most polarizing political scandals in American history, Ken Gormley discusses his analysis of the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton. The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr chronicles the political feeding frenzy from Ken Starr’s initial ...

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Underreported: Farm Foreclosures

We’ve heard a lot about the home foreclosure rate over the last two years, but what about farm foreclosures? On this week’s first Underreported, Michael Boehlje, Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and the Center for Food and Agricultural Business at Purdue University, explains why we ...

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Underreported: U.S. Announce $1.25 Billion Settlement with Black Farmers

Last week, the Obama Administration announced at a $1.25 billion settlement in a case brought by thousands of black farmers who were discriminated against in federal farm loan programs. On today’s second Underreported, segment, Krissah Thompson,Washington Post National Reporter, explains why it took 10 years to reach ...

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