Show rundown for 7/19/2006

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Stem Cell Veto

President Bush has promised to sign the first veto of his presidency, striking down a bill that would have expanded federal funding for embryonic stem cell research.

American in Lebanon

Students have been evacuated. Water supplies are low. And, Peter Heath, acting president and provost of the American University in Lebanon, fears he could become a target in Israel's escalating conflict with Lebanon.

Michigan Father Waits for Sons

A lawyer from Dearborn, Michigan waits for his two sons to be safely evacuated from Lebanon.

Reactions in Israel

Here & Now hears about the tensions between Israel, Lebanon and Hezbollah from two Israeli voices.

Motherhood in Prison

Almost two-thirds of female inmates are doing time for non-violent offenses, leaving 1.3 million children with a mother in jail.

Peruvian Glaciers

New research reveals that most of the world's high altitude glaciers will disappear in the near future.

You're Beautiful

James Blunt's hit song "You're Beautiful" has gone from most played to most parodied.

This program aired on July 19, 2006.


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