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The Madeleine Brand Show for July 18, 2012




Tom Hanks lends the voice to Cleveland Carr, the main character in his new web series
Tom Hanks lends the voice to Cleveland Carr, the main character in his new web series "Electric City."
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David Wright from ABC News fills in for Madeleine this week. Tom Hanks is one of the most beloved men in Hollywood, but for his latest project, Yahoo's "Electric City," Hanks talks about why he's forgoing the big screen for the computer monitor. CBS's Clarissa Ward explains the latest violence in Syria, and what it means for the country's future. Then, Maricopa County, Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio heads to court this week, related to charges that his office unlawfully discriminated against Latinos and disregarded basic constitutional rights. The world's most-wanted Nazi war criminal is under arrest in Hungary. And Luke Burbank is back with the awesome and not awesome news of the week.