How did your life collide with the headlines in 2007?
Iraq, the subprime crisis, Facebook, immigration, oil prices - 2007 had no shortage of hefty headlines. We'd like to hear about how these and other major news events of the past year affected you.
Where did your life collide with the news in 2007?
The Pulse of America
Over the past week, Americans have learned that this election looked much different from the coasts than it did in the middle of America. Bill Radke watched the returns in Edgar Springs, Missouri and talked to people about the election.
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Heard but Not Seen Barbara Bogaev spent a day in a foley studio, where all the sound effects for a movie are recorded. We'll listen in on the foley for "Saw," a new horror movie complete with blood and guts.
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Leaving Us Behind
There are thousands of Americans who threatened to leave the United States if Kerry came out ahead or Bush won another term. Barbara Bogaev speaks with Nik and Nancy Phelps, who are leaving San Francisco permanently for Belgium.
This European Life
Jeremy Rifkin is the author of "The European Dream." He talked with Barbara Bogaev about the difference between American and European goals and the decline in belief in the American dream.
Reaching Out in San Jose
Rob Davis is the chief of the San Jose police department and a Mormon. In an effort to reach out to the city's growing Muslim population, he has been observing Ramadan. Barbara spoke to him two weeks into the fast.
In his victory speech on Wednesday, President George Bush said that there is no limit to American greatness. What do those words mean? Weekend America talked to Americans about their ideas of American greatness. Then, Lee Edwards of the Heritage Foundation and Jeff Sharlet, editor of the religion magazine "The Revealer," talk about their visions of American greatness.