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Nov. 9 2007 4:19 PM

Tapping Obama's Power

Friday, Nov. 9, 2007

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Politics: The Obama Power Potential
Barack Obama is such a powerful speaker that he should be dominating the race, says John Dickerson. Dickerson, who has been trailing Obama and other candidates, shares his insights with Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: A Merry Movie Season
It's becoming that special time of year when Oscar contenders and feel-good holiday films hit the screen. Mark Jordan Legan presents a roundup of what the critics are saying about the newest releases. Listen to the segment.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007

Jurisprudence: Military Revises Tribunals at Guantanamo
The U.S. military is reviving its tribunals at Guantanamo Bay. Its first hearing is for Omar Khadr, a Canadian child soldier accused of killing a Green Beret in Afghanistan. Dahlia Lithwick talks to Alex Chadwick about the case.  Listen to the segment.

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The Democrats’ War at Home

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Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

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Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

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Hasbro Is Cracking Down on Scrabble Players Who Turn Its Official Word List Into Popular Apps

Florida State’s New President Is Underqualified and Mistrusted. He Just Might Save the University.

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