Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
BLAGO SENTENCE. Spare the Rod. An Illinois judge hands down a fourteen-year jail sentence to former governor Rod Blagojevich.
PABLO NERUDA. Twenty love poems, and nearly forty years buried. We speak to the Chilean novelist and playwright Ariel Dorfman about plans to exhume the remains of Pablo Neruda, to investigate if the poet was murdered by the Pinochet regime.
ANTI-BULLYING LAWS. Don't bully the pulpit. A spokesman for several Ontario religious groups says the province's anti-bullying bill is itself an act of bullying ... calling people who live by their faith homophobes.
RAY POLK SANCTUARY. A homeless man in Los Angeles built a makeshift chapel under a highway overpass. Now, the city is getting ready to bulldoze his roadside shelter.
GADHAFI TO MEXICO COUP. Escape from Libya. Mexican officials say they stopped a plot to get Moammar Gadhafi's son Saadi into Mexico.
OBIT: DOBIE GRAY. Drifting Away. We pay tribute to Soul Singer Dobie Gray.