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• Paul Simon - Legendary singer/songwriter Paul Simon says even he was surprised by the overt religious imagery in his recent CD, “So Beautiful or So What.” In a rare interview about spirituality, Simon talks with Kim Lawton about his profound interest in God and spiritual issues, and how all of that gets expressed in his work. (Originally aired January 6, 2012) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/january-6-2012/paul-simon/10056/
• Wounded Veterans – The Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, the military’s largest and most advanced medical facility , treats some of the most seriously burned and wounded soldiers of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Lucky Severson reports from the privately funded Warrior and Family Support Center, the only center of its kind in the country, where wounded soldiers’ families live in apartments close by to help the soldiers heal faster and more completely. (Originally aired October 28, 2011) http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/episodes/october-28-2011/wounded-soldiers-center/9807/