Stories for August 28, 2013
If Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had seen 50 years into the future, he might have been tempted to add "Democrats and Republicans" to the historically antagonistic pairings -- "black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics" -- who, in his "I Have A Dream" speech, would one day hold hands and sing "Free at last."
Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Hasan has been sentenced to death by a military jury. The same jury found Hasan guilty last week of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood in 2009. Hasan also wounded more than 30 others in the attack.
Like radio, public health communication is all about figuring out how to connect with the audience.
Honest, powerful and true to life, SCOTT & BAILEY is a refreshing take on crime drama. Rachel Bailey and Janet Scott are detectives with Manchester Metropolitan Police’s prestigious Murder Investigation Team. Rachel is energetic, impulsive, and bold, while Janet is subtle, reliable and a diplomatic thinker with a wry sense of humor, which makes her the perfect foil for Rachel. For the first time, this series follows one crime story across the eight episodes. Nicola Walker stars in a tale of murder and deception that pushes Scott, Bailey and the team to their limits.
The 1963 March on Washington didn't happen in a vacuum. Many racial demonstrations before that year -- from the Freedom Rides to lunch counter sit-ins -- had been met with horrific violence.
Health researchers at all three universities and one Navajo college in Arizona received $6 million to establish the Center for American Indian Resilience.