Show rundown for 3/6/2007

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Fired U.S. Attorneys

Democratic lawmakers want to know if the Bush administration dismissed some U.S. attorneys for political reasons.

Libby's Verdict

Lewis "Scooter" Libby, the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney was convicted today of prejury, obstruction and lying to the FBI in an investigation into the leak of a CIA operative's identity.

Libby Trial Update

We speak with Gail Chaddock of the Christian Science Monitor on her thoughts on the Libby verdict..

Take a Nap: Change Your Life

In an extensive study, researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Athens Medical School find that midday napping reduces the chance of death from heart disease in both men and women.

Meaning of the Word

We look at the meaning of the word, faggot, with linguist Jonathan Barnes of Boston University.

Before The Tonight Show

We talk to Joanne Carson about the early videotapes of the late Johnny Carson — before he took the mike at The Tonight Show.

This program aired on March 6, 2007.


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