- A tale of spirit and survival
While researching her best selling book "Seabiscuit," Laura Hillenbrand stumbled across an article on Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who endured incredible hardships during World War II. She reached out to him and forged a connection that she chronicles in her latest book. Originally broadcast on Nov. 29, 2010.9:06 a.m.
Laura Hillenbrand: Author of Seabiscuit. Her latest book is called "Unbroken."
- Will the pro-Democracy protests spread in the Middle East?
The fall of regimes in Tunisia and Egypt have led to unrest in other Middle Eastern countries. Will the spread of pro-Democracy protests topple other leaders?10:06 a.m.
Rashid Khalidi: Edward Said professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. His most recent book is "Sowing Crisis."
James Denselow: Writer on the Middle East and security issues. He writes regularly for The Guardian.
Barbara Slavin: Non-resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. She is the author of "Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies: Iran, the U.S., and the Twisted Path to Confrontation."
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