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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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  • House GOP Release 'Path To Prosperity' Budget
    The House GOP released its spending blueprint Tuesday, drawing a contrast with the budget President Obama's proposed last month. In reality, both plans this year are more political documents than actual policy proposals.
  • Comparing Republican Strategies In Illinois Primary
    Robert Siegel talks with Mara Liasson about the potential of Tuesday's Illinois primary to bolster Mitt Romney, bruise Rick Santorum, and begin the endgame in the GOP presidential campaign. It's still possible this will prove to be another disappointing win for the frontrunner.
  • Medicaid And A Tale Of Two Miami Hospitals
    Even as Florida leads the Supreme Court challenge against the federal health law, a private and a public hospital both prepare for an influx of new patients if the law's Medicaid expansion survives.
  • Turkey Resists Calls To Arm Syrian Rebels
    As the civilian death toll rises in Syria, there are increased calls to provide arms to the Syrian opposition. Turkey is well-placed to take the lead. But Ankara is thus far reluctant to send arms across the border or use its military to create humanitarian safe zones inside Syria.
  • Funeral Held For Pope Of Egypt's Coptic Church
    The funeral of Pope Shenouda III, the head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church took place on Tuesday and tens of thousands of mourners turned out to honor him. Coptic Christian have fears about their vulnerability without the pope, who maintained good relations with the regime and the Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Violence In France Highlights Deeper Political Issues
    A school shooting in France has highlighted issues of immigration and racism in the current presidential election campaign, though there's no suggestion as of yet that the shooting and the political rhetoric are connected.
  • 'Shoah' Director Tells His Story In 'Patagonian Hare'
    Claude Lanzmann's memoir, recently translated into English, details his career as a journalist and filmmaker, his friendships and his loves — especially his long relationship with writer and feminist Simone de Beauvoir. Lanzmann, now 87, spent 12 years working on his 1985 Holocaust documentary, Shoah.
  • The Rodeo Circuit: Bucking Bulls And Broken Bones
    It's rodeo season across the country. Fans will pack stands to watch bucking broncos, raging bulls and barrel racing. For the participants, it's a natural high. But it can be also dangerous. Cowboys and cowgirls often get injured, sometimes seriously.
  • Clue In Old Photo Leads To New Search For Amelia Earhart's Plane
    New analysis of a photo taken in 1937 has led investigators to think it might show a piece of the landing gear from aviator Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra plane, which disappeared in June that year somewhere in the South Pacific.
  • 'The Medium Is The Massage': A Kitchen Sink Of Sound
    Toronto-based philosopher Marshall McLuhan's 1967 musique-concrete LP gets a second look.

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