Thursday, April 9, 2009

Piracy

10 a.m. (ET)

Pirates briefly seize a U.S.-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Somalia. There have been more than fifty pirate attacks in or near the Gulf of Aden (ay-den) this year. A look at the U.S. and international response piracy.

Lucinda Roy: "No Right to Remain Silent" (Harmony Books)

11 a.m. (ET)

Two years ago on the campus of Virginia Tech, a disturbed student gunned down thirty-two of his classmates and teachers. An English professor who had reached out to the troubled young man talks about the tragedy.

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