- Making News Rumsfeld Strikes Cautious Tone over National Intel Director
When President Bush endorsed the 9/11 Commission-s proposal for a national intelligence -tsar,- he left open the role of the Pentagon, which accounts for 80 percent of intelligence spending. Today, the Senate Armed Services Committee heard words of caution from Donald Rumsfeld. Jonathan Broder, defense and foreign policy editor for Congressional Quarterly, details the Defense Secretary's hesitation.
- Reporter's Notebook: 35th Anniversary of Woodstock
Woodstock defined a generation, identifying the 60-s as the era of -peace, love and rock -n roll.- That might never have happened if it hadn-t been for Woodstock, the movie about the rock concert. Technologically ahead of its time, it won an Oscar and has become an important artifact, enjoyed by new generations of music lovers and studied by social historians. Associate producer Dale Bell remembers the historic event.
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