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Paul Rudd, who co-starred in Knocked Up and The 40 Year Old Virgin, produced and stars in the new independentpaulrudd.jpg film The Ten — a series of irreverent vignettes that reinterpret the Ten Commandments for a modern audience. Rudd [pictured with Sharon Pinkenson at the opening night of the Philadelphia Film Festival] also stars in the upcoming movie I Could Never Be Your Woman, with Michelle Pfeiffer. His other films include Clueless, Anchorman and The Cider House Rules, and he’s been seen on TV’s Friends and Reno 911!

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According to Pulitzer-prize winning reporter TIM WEINER, the CIA’s history is one of catastrophic failure starting with its work behind the Iron Curtain to its current efforts in Iraq. Weiner’s new book is “Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA.” Weiner has been covering the CIA for over twenty years.

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Immigration debate update. In the first half, now that federal legislation to overhaul the immigration system failed to pass Congress, we’ll hear about why the bi-partisan plan imploded, and where smaller immigration battles that are still playing out across the nation Our guest is MICHELLE MITTELSTADT the Congressional correspondent for the Houston Chronicle, Then in the second half the immediate impact of last week’s federal court ruling against the Hazelton immigration ordinance with the two attorneys who argued the case WITOLD WALCZAK, from the ACLU and KRIS KOBACH who represented the City of Hazelton.

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Former Jayhawk, Mark Olson, joins David Dye on the World Café to play some tunes and discuss his latest release, The Salvation Blues. With stripped-down songwriting and production, there is a distinct beauty and honesty in each song. This album is earning praise for its refreshing and simple country-rock sound.

JOHNNY R.: Waiting For The Sun

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Why in the Hell is there no video for The Jayhawks’ “Waiting For The Sun” on YouTube? What kind of fuckery is this? And how in the Hell can this kid only be 8 years old?

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