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Midmorning: The marriage solution and Isabelle Allende

Posted at 7:28 AM on November 22, 2006 by Bill Wareham

Congress is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to encourage marriage. One argument for marriage is that married couples have better incomes than singles raising children. At 9 a.m., Kerri Miller discusses marriage policy issues with Ron Haskins, co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institution and Lisalyn Jacobs, vice president for government relations for Legal Momentum (formerly known as the NOW legal defense fund). She worked on the1996 welfare reform law.

At 10 a.m., broadcast of Talking Volumes with author Isabel Allende. Her book latest book is Ines of My Soul, based on the life of Spanish warrior Ines Suarez.