David Kirkpatrick is a correspondent in the Washington bureau for The New York Times. He covered the politics of the conservative Christian movement in the 2004 election, and has been following the presidential campaign of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee. ALSO, Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for The New York Times, discusses the unintended consequences of the U.S. border crackdown — and how the battle over immigration is affecting communities across the country.
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Pulitzer Prize winning columnist and author ANTHONY LEWIS’ new book is titled “Freedom for the Thought That We Hate: A Biography of the First Amendment.” He joins Marty to talk about Americans’ most basic liberties – the freedom to say and write what we think. Listen to this show via Real Audio | mp3
There was something for everyone at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas where some 20,000 new gadgets – large and small– were unveiled. We’ll get the scoop from two technology reporters — LAURA SYDELL, NPR Digital Culture Correspondent and BRIAN BLAIKER who writes about technology and tech culture for Newsweek and Newsweek.com Listen to this show via Real Audio | mp3
THE WORLD CAFE
The Brooklyn-based band Yeasayer describes its sound as “Middle Eastern-Psych-Pop-Snap-Gospel.” It’s already been labeled the latest in a line of indie acts working in the long shadow cast by the highly influential collaboration between Brian Eno and David Byrne.