The Family Medical Leave Act protects the rights of workers, but many opt not to take it because they cannot afford to.
Bob talks to the former double agent about his experiences in the late 1990s, spying for both the Russians and the US.
Writer Tobias Wolff talks about his latest short story collection, and actor Stephen Root talks about 'Leatherheads.'
Actress Melissa Leo and director Courtney Hunt talk about their film, "Frozen River," about two women who smuggle illegal immigrants across the Canadian border.
From 'Bob Edwards Weekend,' stories of homeless families and how economics, education, and healthcare impact their lives.
David Simon, creator of "The Wire," talks about his new seven-part mini-series on HBO about the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Novelist Russell Banks ponders race, religion, capitalism and nationalism, and how these elements are essential to the American story.
Elaine Showalter's latest book covers famous and obscure authors from 1650 to 2000 -- in this interview, she talks about the history of American women writers.
The author and social commentator evaluates the candidacy of Barack Obama and the fate of Black America.
Voter registrations challenged, illegally purged voter lists and other tactics to alter the outcome of this year's election.

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