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Tag: Margaret Spellings

Host: Janeane Garofalo.  Featured guests: Alex Sanchez, Rosie O'Donnell.

Summary: This episode begins with a segment about the Postcards from Buster episode, "Sugartime," which U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings urged PBS not to air due to its spotlight on a Vermont lesbian couple. The next segment considers controversies surrounding journalistic agendas and the government's influence on headline news as it relates to LGBT people. Another segment focuses on sources and methodology of the 20/20 special, "Matthew Shepard: Secrets of a Murder." Alex Sanchez and Rosie O'Donnell provide PSAs during the episode.

Host: Janeane Garofalo. Guests: Alex Sanchez, Rosie O'Donnell.

Summary: This episode is a rebroadcast of episode 1409, originally broadcast June 2005. The episode explores controversies surrounding headline news journalism, a 20/20 special about Matthew Shepard's murder, and the PBS program, Postcards from Buster.

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