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The Public and Private Maria Shriver

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The Public and Private Maria Shriver

The Public and Private Maria Shriver

The Public and Private Maria Shriver

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Journalist Maria Shriver may be poised for a new role — first lady of California — if husband Arnold Schwarzenegger wins the state's special gubernatorial race in October. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with family friends, colleagues and observers about the public and private face of Maria Shriver.