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Wed, Nov. 21: Redistricting Ruling

Air date 11/21/12

1 - A ruling by a three judge federal panel likely means the redistricting fight in Mississippi will come to an end.  On Monday, the judges rejected a lawsuit by the stateNAACP calling for another set of legislative elections in newly drawn districts.
Carroll Rhodes is an attorney with the NAACP. He tells MPB's Jeffrey Hess why he's disappointed with the court's ruling.
Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is pleased with the decision of the court. He also spoke to Jeffrey Hess, and says the winners in this case are the people of Mississippi.

2 - Angela Morabito has always wanted to use her skills to help people. In 2011 she was a member of Americorps. In 2012 she moved to Vicksburg to be a Team Leader at the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps. When Hurricane Sandy struck the east coast, Angela and her team were deployed to Long Island, New York - her home. Angela talked to MPB's Ezra Wall about being back home under such different circumstances.

3 - Dr. Andrew Wiest is Professor and Director of International Studies at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is an expert in the history of World War One, and later studied the Vietnam War. In this week's book club, Dr. Wiest talks about his new book, "The Boys of 67" and how he came to study the Vietnam War.



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