Old Mole Variety Hour for January 7, 2008

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Sun, 01/06/2008 - 4:00pm

 Today's show is hosted by Tom Becker.  It begins with a Bill Resnick interview with Anita Weiss about what's going on in Pakistan and why the US should not engage in military action there.  Larry Bowlden reviews Alice McDermott's novel At Weddings and Wakes--a "quiet novel."  Tom reads a satirical piece by Steve Early called "How the Presidential Candidates Made Me an Atheist: Put God Back in the Closet Where It Belongs."   And Bill Resnick alerts  us to an important meeting with the new superintendent of Portland's schools on Friday, January 11 and the issues that will be on the table there.  The meeting is at  4:30 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 16th and NE Broadway.Some of the pieces on today's show can be heard separately by following these  links:Anita Weiss on Pakistan Review of "At Weddings and Wakes"Interview with Carolyn Jessop   

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