The Madeleine Brand Show for January 24, 2011

Obama Delivers State Of The Union Address

Spotlight shifts to Obama as State of the Union nears

We look ahead to tonight's State of the Union address. President Obama is expected to outline his vision for creating what he calls a new sense of fairness and opportunity.
GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Campaigns In Florida

GOP campaign heads to Florida

On Tuesday morning, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his personal tax records, an issue which had become a sticking point in the campaign. We check in with Florida political reporter, Marc Caputo of the Miami Herald, to see how this new information is affecting the race in Florida, the next state to hold its Republican primary vote.
84th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement

Oscar noms recognize cinema history

The Academy announced their list of nominations for the Oscars Tuesday morning. It includes a couple films about Paris, cinema history, some familiar names and a few surprises.
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Southern California's space boom

Southern California is a hub for a new industry – commercial space flight. Reporter Avishay Artsy reports on the future of space tourism.

High dining south of the border

Madeleine interviews New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear about a high-end Mexican chef who is at the vanguard of a new haute cuisine movement in Tijuana.

New Music Tuesday with Ann Powers

Music critic Ann Powers reviews a massive 4 CD tribute to Bob Dylan called "Chimes of Freedom." She also shares tracks off the latest release from Stew and the Negro Problem entitled "Making It."
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