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Breaking Down Senate's Immigration Overhaul Bill

The new Senate proposal to overhaul immigration policy is more than 800 pages long. Host Michel Martin gets a crash course on some of the details and what they mean for immigrants and the rest of the country. She's joined by immigration lawyer Sonia Ansari and Matt Barreto from the polling group, Latino Decisions.
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How To Lock Down A City

Fast breaking developments in the marathon bombing manhunt put the city of Boston on lockdown. Host Michel Martin checks in with Boston resident Neil Minkoff, and gets perspective on keeping a major city safe during a manhunt from former London police official, Brian Paddick.
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Are We Better Off Being More Connected In A Tragedy?

The Barbershop guys weigh in how social and traditional media helped - and hurt - in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. They also discuss the new Jackie Robinson film '42.' Host Michel Martin hears from culture critic Jimi Izrael, freelance journalist Corey Dade, sports editor Dave Zirin, and Bostonian and healthcare consultant Neil Minkoff.
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Guantanamo Study Gets Replies

Listeners sound off on the program's hottest conversations as editor Ammad Omar joins host Michel Martin for Back Talk. This week listeners respond to a study that says the U.S. tortured detainees after 9/11.
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Frozen Food Gets Ready For Its Image Upgrade

The frozen food industry wants you to know that even though its food isn't "fresh," it's still good. And they're paying big bucks to convince you.
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Watertown Residents Hunker Down As Manhunt Unfolds

While the manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings continued Thursday night into Friday morning, residents of Watertown and surrounding communities were hiding in bedrooms, looking out from roofs and peering from behind locked doors. Many did not sleep as helicopters swirled overhead.
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Terrorism Expert Weighs In On Monday's Bombing In Boston

Terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman talks to David Greene about the implications of what's known about the issues involving the Boston Marathon bombing. Hoffman is the director of the Center for Security Studies and director of the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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