Stories for July 20, 2011
Strategy and prevention were among the issues discussed in San Diego by the California State Assembly's Select Committee on Homelessness.
Car travel used to be a deadly activity. It still is, but not nearly as much.
“Mugabe And The White African,” much of which was filmed clandestinely, tells an alarming story from one of the world’s most troubled nations. In Zimbabwe, de facto dictator Robert Mugabe has unleashed a “land reform” program aimed at driving whites from the country through violence and intimidation. One proud “white African,” however, has challenged Mugabe with human rights abuses under international law. The courage Michael Campbell and his family display as they defend their farm — in court and on the ground — makes for a film as inspiring as it is harrowing.
The "Everyday Edisons" team reveals the winners and losers of this long season three journey. Travel with us as we take you on a wild ride of discovery, challenges and revelation… the same ride taken by our ten talented inventors. Take a look at all of our featured inventions one last time as we revisit all the steps of their development, from concept to commercialization… showing you how you, too, can become an ‘Everyday Edison’!
ANTIQUES ROADSHOW drives to the Gilmore Car Museum near Grand Rapids, Michigan, for a look at their collection of more than 1,500 hood ornaments or “mascots.” Highlights include a letter from Grand Rapids native son Gerald Ford, written in 1967 to his former kindergarten teacher; a pair of earrings made from cufflinks given to the guest’s grandfather by Czar Nicholas II of Russia; and an 1881 painting by noted Hudson River School artist Jasper Cropsey, valued at $300,000.
A woman and her father suffered minor injuries and were shaken after their small boat apparently struck a California gray whale near Shelter Island.
"Everyday Food" creates four amazing dishes with chicken, the country’s most popular meat. First, Sarah makes roast chicken with lemon and fennel. She then prepares braised chicken with a sweet and earthy date sauce that’s a perfect meal for cool weather. Lucinda lightly fries chicken cutlets until they’re slightly crispy, then tops them with a simple herb butter and white wine sauce. John assembles lemony chicken breasts with peppery watercress and radishes, a healthy dish that tastes great.