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Living Room – Iran, Israel, Obama; boys having trouble in school.

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Talk of Israeli preemptive military action against Iran, from Netanyahu and Petraeus, appears to be drowning out the sound of Obama diplomacy.  What are the stakes, and the propects?  PLUS: a wake-up call to the urgent issue of boys' struggles to learn.  With host Kris Welch, noon to one.

guests: Gareth Porter, investigative historian and journalist

          Dr. Rebecca Wheat,  UCB's Pricipal's Institute; author (The Spirited Principal; etc.); new book: "Success for Boys in School: Excellence and Exuberance"

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