Topics for the 5/20/08 episode include:
–President Bush’s speech to the Knesset
— China’s earthquake and Al Gore
–Polar bears on the federal threatened list
–Same-sex marriage in California
–Ted Kennedy’s seizures
–Ryan Seacrest to replace Larry King?
–a possible Barack Obama veep pick
On this day in 1870, African-American law professor John Langston delivered an influential speech praising the civil rights policies of Republican President Ulysses Grant. Langston (R-VA) would later serve as a diplomat in the Grant administration and then be elected to a term in the U.S. House of Representatives.