Katherine Lanpher

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Global Politics

The 2012 Republican Curse?

John Ensign and Mark Sanford, both thought to be 2012 presidential hopefuls, are the latest Republican casualties of controversy. Joining The Takeaway are Grover Norquist and Ron Kaufman, two prominent advisers and strategists in the Republican Party.

Arts, Culture & Media

Remembering the King of Pop

Michael Jackson died yesterday at the age of 50. Joining us in remembering him are Chuck D, member of the hip hop group Public Enemy, Brian Raftery, Contributing Writer for SPIN Magazine, and Farai Chideya, journalist and friend of The Takeaway.

Global Politics

Messages From Iran

As protests continue, our partners at the BBC continue to receive emails direct from Iran. Joining The Takeaway is the BBC's Siavash Ardalan, a presenter with an international talk show program at the BBC's Persian TV in London.