Show rundown for 6/19/2007

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Deadly Blaze

Nine firefighters die when the roof of a burning Charleston, SC furniture building collapses. Noah Haglund of The Post & Courier of Charleston updates us on the tragedy.

Two State Solution?

With Hamas in control of Gaza and Fatah holding the West Bank, we look at the history of the two territories with Greg Myre, former New York Times correspondent in Jerusalem.

Veternans' Suicide Rate

A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health says the rate of suicide among male military veterans is twice that of the general population. We speak with lead author Mark Kaplan, professor of community health at Portland State University.

Mental Health Care Crunch

Dr. Barbara Romberg, a clinical psychologist from Washington, DC, who has decided to offer free mental health treatment to U.S. troops and is encouraging other therapists to do the same through her Give an Hour organization.

Found on the Internet

Way back in 1960, out-there composer John Cage appeared on a TV game show. We look at a clip from the show, "I've Got A Secret," where Cage played a piece called "Water Walk". We review the video and some of Cage's work with pianist Stephen Drury of the New England Conservatory.

This program aired on June 19, 2007.


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