Rundown 9/14

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Wall Street, The Next Chapter

President Obama put aside heathcare reform today to speak about the financial crisis. The White House says that the bank bailouts worked, and with financial markets more stable now, it's time start winding down bailout programs and moving to reform trading practices.  We speak with Washington Post financial reporter Binyamin Appelbaum.

Chemo Brain

Chemotherapy saves lives of cancer patients, but what does it do to the quality of a person's life after chemo? Dr. Dan Silverman of UCLA found many people suffering from a mental fog - everything from forgetting where they parked the car to an inability to function at work. Dr. Silverman co-authored a book about "chemo brain" called "Your Brain after Chemo: A Practical Guide to Lifting the Fog and Getting Back Your Focus."

Retiring After 77 Years Behind the Bar

Angela Cammarata of Pittsburgh started serving beer on April 7, 1933, the first day alcohol was legalized after Prohibition. And now, at the age of 95, the Guiness World Record holder for bartending is finally hanging it up. We speak to Angela Cammarata about his years behind the bar and his first days of retirement.

Medal of Honor

The family of a Massachusetts soldier killed in Afghanistan in 2006 will receive his Medal of Honor from President Obama on Thursday. Army Sgt. Jared Monti died trying to rescue a wounded member of this unit during an ambush. He is just the 6th member of the American military to receive the Medal of Honor as a result of bravery during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. We speak to Jared's father, Paul Monti.

Who Is Wataru Misaka?

The first Japanese American in the NBA was Wataru Misaka. A new documentary film looks at his life. Matthew Wells of the BBC reports.

Final Day of US Open

Kim Clijsters of Belgium lifts her daughter Jada after winning the women's championship over Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Kim Clijsters of Belgium lifts her daughter Jada after winning the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009. (AP)

Belgium's Kim Clijsters defeated Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki to become the first mom to win a Grand Slam tennis title since 1980. On the men's side, new dad Roger Federer takes on Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro today in the US Open finals. We hear about that match-up and about the penalties imposed on Serena Williams for berating a line judge on Saturday from Jon Wertheim, senior writer for Sports Illustrated.

Music from the show

  • Air, "Mike Mills"
  • The Rolling Stones, "She's So Cold"
  • The Claremont Trio, "Cafe' Music"
  • The Doors, "Peace Frog"

This program aired on September 14, 2009.


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