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Wednesday, September 17, 2003 Radio Show
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Media Corruption in Saddam's Iraq
John Burns of the New York Times writes an expose in the magazine, Editor and Publisher, documenting the lengths to which reporters went to maintain access to Iraqi officials. Bribes, free cell phones were common, but the ultimate price was truth.
Why Do We Love Music?
Scientists offer explanations, most of them startling in their silliness, but their current conclusion is that they don't know. There doesn't seem to be any evolutionary value to pleasing melodies. We just like them so much. Could music be a gift from God? That, of course, is the one explanation science won't accept.
The Imperial Courts
Guest: Robert Bork, former Federal Court Judge, US Solicitor General, currently a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and author of Coercing Virtue: The Worldwide Rule of Judges.