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Monday In Depth: October 8, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Why is trust in American institutions so low?

    Approval ratings for the U.S. government are at a 15-year low. Now that mistrust has infected all sorts of American institutions. Have we been through this before and will America recover its trust?

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  • 10:06 a.m.

    'We're With Nobody': Digging up a politician's dirt

    Opposition research has become a staple of almost all elections and two researchers -- Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian -- know just how dirty politics can get. We'll go inside the process of digging up the dirt on candidates.

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Thomas Mallon's Watergate

    Author Thomas Mallon is out with his latest historical novel, "Watergate." The narrative weaves the stories of seven characters for a view into what life during the Nixon presidency looked like.

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