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Albany, NY – Whatever your opinion of the war in Iraq, there is no denying it's taken a high toll...over four thousand Americans have died since it began. It is costing taxpayers billions of dollars as the American economy spirals downward. Some say it has contributed to a growing dislike of our country overseas. So what have we learned? Miriam Pemberton is an author and is part of the venerable Institute for Policy Studies, a progressive think tank in Washington.

10:15 Pemberton

Miriam Pemberton's book is Lessons From Iraq: Avoiding the Next War. It is published by Paradigm.

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Any discussion of the Iraq war has to involve oil...Iraq has it, and big oil wants it. Antonia Juhasz is the author of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World One Economy at a Time...and she has a new book coming out that deals specifically with big oil and and Iraq war.

10:00 Antonia Juhasz

Antonia Juhasz is the author of the upcoming book...The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry And What We Must Do To Stop It. You can read more at www.tyrannyofoil.org.

As part of our National Science Foundation, The Sounds of Progress series, narrator Kate Mulgrew, profiles the grandmother who won a Nobel Prize. But even that accomplishment wasn't enough to get her into the US.

2:00 NSF #3 Hodgkin

If you'd like to find out more or hear more in this series, visit www.womeninscience.org.