- Iran prepares to vote
A war of words and protests have marked the run up to the presidential elections in Iran. Two experts on Iran talk about the significance of a contest that may change the relationship between Tehran and Washington.9:06 a.m.
Robin Wright: Author of "Dreams and Shadows: The Future of the Middle East."
Reza Aslan: Author of "How to Win a Cosmic War" and "No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam."
- Swine flu pandemic?
WHO is poised to declare a flu pandemic, the first in 41 years. This means that the H1N1 virus has infected people in a significant number of countries.9:45 a.m.
Frank Rhame: Infectious disease specialist with Allina medical clinic. He is also research director of Abbott Northwestern infectious disease clinic and travel clinic.
- Lady sings the blues
Bettye LaVette stunned the audience at the last Kennedy Center Honors with a version of The Who song "Love Reign O'er Me". It's an example of the sometimes surprising music choices of the soul singer who is finally gaining a wider audience.10:06 a.m.
Betty LaVette: Singer of soul, blues and pop songs. Her latest CD is titled "The Scene of the Crime."
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