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Wednesday, August 23, 2006

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  • Pakistan's dilemma
    Midmorning looks at the tenuous position of Pakistan, an important U.S. ally in the war on terror and a haven for several groups linked to terrorism.9:06 a.m.
    Rajan Menon: Professor of international relations at Lehigh University and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation.
    Sumit Ganguly: Director of the India studies program at Indiana University.
  • A new world of words
    Know any celebutants? Paris Hilton, perhaps? Celebutant is just one of the many new words in the latest edition American Heritage Dictionary released this summer. Midmorning talks with linguist Anatoly Liberman about new words and the ones that slip into everyday speech.10:06 a.m.
    Anatoly Liberman: Professor in the Department of German, Scandanavian and Dutch at the University of Minnesota and author of "Word Origins and How We Know Them: Etymology for Everyone."

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