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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Minnesota Public Radio Stories

  • What does the 14th Amendment mean for us today?
    Several high-profile Republicans, including Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, are calling for a re-examination of the 14th Amendment of the Constitution. They are concerned the provision that guarantees citizenship for all persons born in the U.S. encourages "birth tourism" for expectant non-citizens. We'll discuss how the 14th Amendment has been interpreted and the politics of its challenges.9:06 a.m.
    Polly Price: Professor of Law and Associated Faculty, Department of History at Emory University in Atlanta
    Leslie Sanchez: Political analyst. Former advisor to President Bush. Author of "You've Come a Long Way, Maybe"
    Prof. Daniel Rodriguez: Minerva House Drysdale Regents Chair in Law at the University of Texas in Austin.
  • Where politics and science should not mix
    A science historian explains why some scientists are trying to undermine recent research on global warming and spread mistruths.10:06 a.m.
    Naomi Oreskes: Professor of History and Science Studies at the University of California San Diego. Her latest book is called "Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming."
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