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Torture Chart

The New York Times reports today that the same techniques that U.S. interrogators were trained to use on Guantanamo Bay detainees were once used by Chinese Communists to extract false confessions from American soldiers in the Korean War. We speak with New York Times reporter Scott Shane.

View From Iraq

29 year-old Marine Captain Seth Moulton has just returned from his fourth tour of duty in Iraq . Moulton volunteered to return to Iraq at the personal request of US Commander to Iraq , Gen. David Petraeus. While Moulton did make in-roads in defeating insurgents over the past year, it is unclear how long those local initiatives will last without continued US involvement. Moulton speaks candidly about his year in Iraq , where he fought insurgents, intractable Iraqi politicians and a burgeoning US military bureaucracy.

CT Scans

Tim Russert's recent death, at the age of 58, raised concerned among the millions of people in his age group about heart disease. They're asking their doctors whether or not they should have a particular test, a CT angiogram, that might have revealed the kind of problem (a plaque rupture in the artery) that killed the NBC newsman. We speak to Dr. Tim Johnson, Here and Now contributor and medical editor for ABC News.

The Other Woman

Dr. Megan Sullivan describes the other woman in her husband's life as supple and blond with limber legs and brown eyes. Her name is Kiva, and she's Dr. Sullivan's husband's seeing eye dog.

Kathy Gunst Grills A Greek Salad with Chicken

If you're looking for something other than burgers for the coming Fourth of July holiday meal, Here and Now Resident Chef Kathy Gunst has an idea: grill a Greek salad with chicken. Kathy teaches us how to prepare the ingredients (including olives and feta cheese!) and gives other grilling tips.

This program aired on July 2, 2008.

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