Show rundown for 7/11/2007

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Chertoff's "Gut Feeling"

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff says he has a "gut feeling" about a possible summer attack against the U.S. by Al Qaeda. For more we turn to Brian Ross, chief investigative correspondent for ABC News.

Saudi Novelist

Listen to a conversation with first-time Saudi novelist Rajaa Alsaneh, whose novel "Girls of Riyadh" has shocked the Arab world because of its matter-of-fact treatment of the love lives of four young upper class Saudi women.


We speak to David Mehegan of The Boston Globe and Paula Brehm-Heeger, president elect of the Young Adult Library Service Association about how to get kids engaged in reading beyond Harry Potter.

Traveling Bees

Kevin Donovan reports that eastern beekeepers are risking a mysterious bee disease for big profits as they take their hives out west where almond growers are paying big bucks to pollinate their groves.

Blobfest 2007

We check in on Phoenixville, PA where preparations are underway for the annual "Blobfest," a celebration of the 1958 horror movie starring Steve McQueen.

This program aired on July 11, 2007.


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