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Friday, January 23, 2009

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • The start of Gitmo's closure
    President Obama has signed executive orders to shut the Guantanamo detention camp within a year. But the fate of the nearly 250 inmates held there may complicate the process.9:06 a.m.
    Nicole Moen: Minneapolis attorney who represents an Algerian who is detained at Guantanamo Bay Cuba.
    Sarah Mendelson: director of the Human Rights and Security Initiative and senior fellow with the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
  • Spellbound
    Ever wondered why there's a silent "h" in words like "ghost"? Or why "knock" has a silent "K"? A Journalist and self-professed weak speller set out on a journey to uncover some of the mysteries of English spelling, and found a story with more twists and turns than he expected.10:06 a.m.
    David Wolman: author of "Righting the Mother Tongue: From Olde English to Email, the Tangled Story of English Spelling."

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