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Need to Know, March 11, 2011: Public unions and state budgets, blood transfusions

Are public unions to blame for states’ budget woes? Also: Alternatives to blood transfusions and an “illustrated interview” on income equality in America.


  Why Cleopatra still matters

Jon Meacham talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff about her new book about the last queen of Egypt.


  First Look: How the story of Cleopatra resonates today

In her new book “Cleopatra: A Life,” Stacy Schiff redefines what we know about the last queen of Egypt, and provides a story that may resonate for women today.

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