Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Today on "Kresta in the Afternoon" - December 18, 2012

Talking about the "things that matter most" on Dec. 18

4:00 – Direct to My Desk: Tragedy, Culture and a Free People

4:40 – Big Labor, The Right to Work, and Catholic Social Teaching: A Debate
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder last week signed a right-to-work bill limiting union power into law in his state. Similar bills have proved brutally contentious in other states like WI and IN, and MI has been no different. We debate the issue, and particularly what Catholic Social Teaching has to say about it with David Peterson and Fr. Robert Sirico.

5:00 – Lance Armstrong's Former Friend Speaks Out About Athlete's Use of Performance Enhancing Drugs
For some of those who knew Lance Armstrong the best, his fall from grace amid doping allegations is no surprise at all. Betsy Andreu, a former family friend to Armstrong says Armstrong is the “Bernie Madoff” of the sporting world. Andreu says Armstrong played the world and the media for years while knowingly taking performance enhancing drugs. Betsy joins us to discuss how she and Armstrong had a falling out when she refused to lie about something she heard while visiting Armstrong in the hospital at the time he was diagnosed with testicular cancer.

5:40 – Direct to My Desk: Tragedy, Culture and a Free People

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