Sara Terry guest hosts.
- Newsmaker: Tennessee Senator Bill Frist Voted in as Senate Majority Leader
Bill Frist is the man of the hour, the heart surgeon-turned-politician who-s set to replace Trent Lott as the Republicans- Senate Majority Leader. It-s a fairy tale rise to power for a man who never even registered to vote until a few years before his first run at elected office, which landed him in the US Senate in 1994. Gail Chaddock, who covers Congress for the Christian Science Monitor, has a profile of Frist.
- Reporter-s Notebook: The Physics of Football
What do Newton-s third and fourth laws have to do with football? What happens when two huge men collide on a grassy field? In 1998, physics professor Dr. Timothy Gay began providing educational-science tidbits on HuskerVision, the University of Nebraska-s football scoreboards. This fall, Dr. Gay began hosting The Physics of Football, which is being broadcast by NFL Films in some 190 countries.