Show rundown for 8/17/2006

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Bush Pledges to Revise US Pension System

President Bush will sign a bill that the White House describes as "the most comprehensive reform to the US pension system in over thirty years."

Treating AIDS

With great commitment and extensive funding, we have developed drugs that treat AIDS, and may even prevent contracting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. But, how do we get that treatment to patients in the poorest regions of the world?

Rebuilding Lebanon

Refugees displaced by the war have begun to return to their homes. Here & Now looks at the daunting task of rebuilding the war-torn nation.

This Week In Sports

Bill Littlefield of Only A Game joins us with this week's sports highlights.

"The Death of Kevin Carter"

A documentary tells the story of Kevin Carter, a dazzling, but tormented photojournalist, who stunned the world with his images of human suffering.

This program aired on August 17, 2006.

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