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  • Deadline for US troops out of Iraq cities
    How will Iraqi police and military forces protect Iraqi citizens? Will relations between warring factions worsen or improve? When will all U.S. troops be out of Iraq?11:00 a.m.
    Stephen Van Evera: Professor of political science and international relations expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Former managing editor of the journal, "International Security." Van Evera is a native of Duluth, Minnesota.
    Ross Holtan: Iraq war veteran, U.S. Army. Deployed to Iraq Feb. 2004-March 2005. Now works at Camp Victory for the University of Maryland, coordinating college courses for soldiers in Iraq.
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  • 'What's the Big Idea?' at the Aspen Ideas Festival
    Nine speakers from a variety of fields give short presentations on their big ideas, at the opening of the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colo.12:00 p.m.
    Sandra Day O'Connor: Former United States Supreme Court Justice.
    David Bradley: Chair and owner of the Atlantic Media Company.
    Sean Carroll: Professor of molecular biology and genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
    Madrina Pisklakova: Founder of Center ANNA, the first crisis counseling center in Russia.
    Robert Socolow: Professor of mechnical and aerospace engineering at Princeton University. Co-director of Princeton's Carbon Mitigation Initiative.
    Marian Wright Edelman: President and founder of the Children's Defense Fund.
    Paul Ryan: U.S. Representative, R-Wis.
    Elissa Massamino: CEO and executive director of Human Rights First.
    David Fanning: Executive producer of PBS Frontline.
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  • Reaction to the Supreme Court ruling Franken the Senate winner
    The Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld Democrat Al Franken's victory in Minnesota's epic, eight month long Senate election battle over Republican Norm Coleman. We hear reaction to that ruling, and analysis of what happens next.2:00 p.m.
    Steven Smith: Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
    Ned Foley: Professor of election law at Ohio State University.
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