KPCC's host of All Things Considered, John Rabe, sits in for Larry Mantle. John Rabe speaks with entertainment expert Brad Pomerance and journalist David Robb about the recent meetings between top Hollywood executives and President Bush's senior advisor, Karl Rove, to discuss projects whereby Hollywood might assist in the war efforts in Afghanistan. Would such efforts compromise Hollywood's artistic and creative integrity?
Michael Shermer discusses breaking science stories with guest host John Rabe, including the recent report of plunging science test scores among California students and the reported use of cloning to create human embryos. They'll also take a look at cloning cows, how much is too much radiation, and the publication of a full set of the Dead Sea Scrolls.