Show rundown for 8/1/2007

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Rumsfeld Grilled on Tillman's Death

Congressional Democrats demanded answers from former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and former generals, asking them what they knew when about the 2004 death of Army Ranger Pat Tillman.

Diets A-to-Z

We review popular diet fads, a new weight loss pill and whether government plays a role in helping to shrink America's waistline with Dr. Michael Dansinger of Tufts New England Medical Center.

India-U.S. Nuke Deal

The U.S. essentially welcomes India into the nuclear club. Sumit Ganguly, professor of political science and research director for the Center on American and Global Security at Indiana University assesses the fallout.

Starting School Early

Tina Bruno, executive director of the Coalition for a Traditional School Year, explains why she thinks that we need to change our school years back to a more traditional calendar, starting around Labor Day.

"Two Hands"

The story of how pianist Leon Fleisher overcame a debilitating aliment that crippled his right hand and made a triumphant return to the concert stage is told in a Oscar-nominated documentary that airs tomorrow night on the Cinemax cable channel. Here & Now's Tim Riley has a preview.

This program aired on August 1, 2007.


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