This is TALK OF THE NATION. Im Neal Conan in Washington.
The House voted on health care a few days ago. The president may decide on Afghanistan as soon as few days from now. And, of course, in New York theyre still sweeping up ticker tape. Its Wednesday and time for a championship edition of the Political Junkie.
President RONALD REAGAN: There you go again.
Former Vice President WALTER MONDALE: When I hear your new ideas, Im reminded of that ad. Wheres the beef?
Avalanches at western ski resorts are happening at an unprecedented rate this ski season. That's because a unique recipe of storms, wind, sun and cold weather have combined to create an instable snow pack in the Rocky Mountains. Ski resorts are preparing the slopes to try to keep skiers safe.
Davy Rothbart is the creator of FOUND magazine, an occasionally-published journal filled with found notes, photos and audio sent in from all over the nation. The magazine prints these found submissions using grainy, black-and-white photocopies seemingly taped together on the page.
The found objects could be love letters, reminders, journal entries, even scrawled threats like this one: "Paul and Olivia, Our doorbell is NOT a toy, stop ringing it or I'll have to call your parents."