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Making Contact - Exxon's Oil to Tennessee's Coal - March 27, 2009 at 1:30pm
20 years after the Exxon Valdez oil spill, we hear from Alaskans who saw their homes forever altered, and have been fighting Exxon in court ever since. And we go to Tennessee, where a 2008 coal sludge flood is being called the new Exxon Valdez.

Making Contact - The War Comes Home: Washington¹s Battle Against America¹s Veterans - March 20, 2009 at 1:30pm
As we mark the 6th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, reporter Aaron Glantz takes us inside the war as it comes home to our communities. We focus on the role educational institutions can play in helping former soldiers adjust to civilian life.

Making Contact - Women Rising 19: Masters of the Spoken Word - March 13, 2009 at 1:30pm
Eve Ensler, playwright of the hit ³Vagina Monologues² shares the innovative work of her organization, V-Day, and renowned storyteller, Diane Ferlatte, talks with us about using her art as an international bridge over cultural divides.

Making Contact - What Kind of Liberation? Women and Iraq - March 6, 2009 at 1:30pm
U.S. interest in Iraq supposedly was liberation, with women's rights as a top priority. Professor, author and activist Nadje Al-Ali talks about the reality of women's lives in Iraq for the past 50 years, before the invasion, and now.

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