Show rundown for 5/22/2007

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Former KGB Agent Charged in Litvinenko Case

We speak with Ed Lucas of The Economist about the latest developments in the Litvinenko case. Prosecutors in London are accusing a former KGB agent in the radioactive poisoning of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko.

Fighting in Lebanon

Lebanese government forces continue to battle with Islamic militants holed up inside a refugee camp for Palestinians. Fawaz Gerges, a professor of International Affairs and Middle Eastern Studies at Sarah Lawrence College, provides some context to the current violence.

FDA to Decide on New Birth Control Pill

The FDA will decide today on whether to approve a new birth control pill that has come under fire in some quarters. For more, we speak with Dr. Timothy Johnson, medical editor for ABC News.

The Music of Lang Lang

The classical pianist fell in love with piano as a two- year-old in China when he saw Tom and Jerry cartoons. Now he's released a new CD of Beethoven's "Concertos for Piano and Orchestra Nos. 1 & 4" with the Orchestre De Paris.

This program aired on May 22, 2007.


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