President Obama says he's decided to punish Syria for the use of chemical weapons. Now he's asking support from Congress, even though both parties are sharply divided. We hear about the politics and the long-term consequences for coping with weapons of mass destruction. Also, Israel tests its missile defense, and declining financial support for America's Parks and Forests. Is the nation turning it's back on the concept "public good?"
Congress Takes Up Strikes on Syria
From this Episode:
Nicholas Kristof on the Dilapidated State of Our Public Lands
The western writer Wallace Stegner called America's National Parks the nation's "best idea." But facilities in both the Parks and the National Forests are being allowed to...
8 min, 8 sec
Israel Tests Missile Defense
When it appeared that the US was about to attack Syria, Israelis flocked to collect gas masks in case it might be a target of retribution. Today, Israel test-fired a...
7 min, 49 sec