Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Election Preparedness

10 a.m. (ET)

Election Day is fast approaching and millions of new voters have registered to vote. A look at how prepared polling places are for the influx of voters, and the controversies over voter roll purges and fraudulent registration cards.

Halima Bashir: "Tears of the Desert" (One World/Ballantine Books)

11 a.m. (ET)

The memoir of a black African woman chronicling her childhood in the Zaghawa tribe, overcoming racism to become her village's first formal doctor, the systematic sexual violence used against women and children in Darfur, and fleeing her...

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