Show rundown for 7/31/2003

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Congress Rejects White House Air Marshal Plan

A White House plan to cut back the air marshal program has been rejected by Republicans and Democrats in Congress.

Officials Say Philippines Mutiny Part of Larger Plot

Officials in the Philippines say a failed soldier mutiny is part of a larger plot that threatens the country's leadership.

Peacekeepers at Work in Solomon Islands

A multinational peacekeeping force is in the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific.

Afghan Opium, Al Qaeda, and the Drug War

There is another bumper crop in Afghanistan of the opium poppy. We look at what that means for Al Qaeda and the war on drugs in the U.S.

U.S. Economy Grows 2.4 Percent in Second Quarter

Consumer and business spending is helping out the American economy.

Corporate Pension Plans

Are corporate pension plans on the road to collapse? We look at proposals in Washington that would change the $1.6 trillion industry, by changing the way pension funds are invested.

Letters 7/31/03

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Bassist Charlie Haden

We talk with jazz bassist Charlie Haden about his music.

This program aired on July 31, 2003.

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