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    Weekend America broadcast its last show Saturday, January 31, 2009. The show tried to tell the most eye-opening, memorable, astonishing stories about what was happening in America each weekend. On this site you’ll find literally thousands of stories spanning nearly five years. Each time you visit the site, the story boxes will refresh with different selections from the archives. You can also use the search tool, or find programs by air date or producer name. Thank you to all the listeners, programmers and staff who made Weekend America a joy to produce. Peter Clowney, executive producer

  • Stories from John Moe

    Stuxnet computer worm threatens power plants, not credit cards

    Unlike common computer viruses that go after your personal data or simply mess with your computer, a new worm is on the loose called Stuxnet, which targets software that controls infrastructure. Experts weigh in on what this means for the debut of Iran's new nuclear power plant, which has been infected by Stuxnet.

  • Stories from Desiree Cooper

    Inside the Minds of Single-Issue Voters

    Supporters of presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee

    Weekend America host Desiree Cooper speaks with Martin White, a single-issue voter in Iowa; and Ed Sarpolus of Michigan State about how single-issues can backfire on candidates.

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    "Against All Odds"

    Kim Hershberger, left, and sister Gay in 1977

    Twenty-seven years ago, Kim Hershberger's identical twin sister, Gay, died in an auto accident. Kim found solace in the pleading voice of Phil Collins and his hit song, "Against All Odds."

  • Good News/Bad News/No news

    Good News, Bad News, No News

    Our panel of non-experts review the week's events in a parlor game to gauge what kind of week America had. Weighing in this week is Cathy Sorbo, a columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Nancy French, author of "A Red State of Mind," and Missouri State University journalism professor Andrew Cline.

  • Tuskegee Airmen

    Tuskegee Airmen Lt. Col. John Mulzac

    The Tuskegee Airmen made history during World War II as the country's first black military pilots. Their performance paved the way for the end of racial segregation in the military forces. Now they've been invited to the Inauguration to watch Barack Obama make history as the country's first black president. Poet Marilyn Nelson talks about the struggles and the legacy of these legendary pilots.

  • The Flight of Thomas Selfridge

    Thomas E. Selfridge and Orville Wright

    This weekend, aviation fans from all around are heading to Fort Myer, Va., for the Centennial of Military Aviation Celebration. It was there a hundred years ago that the U.S. military started looking into those new-fangled flying machines. A number of firsts happened pretty quickly--the first military test flights, the first military aviation school, the first long-distance flight. There was another first 100 years ago when Orville Wright rolled in to Fort Myer with the latest in flight technology.

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