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Germans and the Holocaust/Captain James Yee/Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers (#906)

Bob Faw explores the growing backlash over Germany's on-going campaign to confront the atrocities of its past by spending millions of dollars on Holocaust memorials; Deborah Potter talks to former U.S. Army chaplain, Captain James Yee, about his ministry to Muslim prisoners at Guantanamo Bay; Perspectives: "Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers" - President George W. Bush has nominated Harriet E. Miers, his White House counsel and former personal attorney, to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor on the Supreme Court. While Miers grew up Catholic, as an adult she became a born-again Christian and her faith is said to be a strong force in her life. What influence could Miers' faith have on her legal interpretations of judicial matters and the future direction of the Court? Legal affairs correspondent Tim O'Brien joins Bob Abernethy to discuss the implications of President Bush's selection of Harriet Miers as a Supreme Court Justice. [26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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