Before President Reagan urged Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down this wall," and even before President Kennedy told Americans to ask "what you can do for your country," President Dwight D. Eisenhower coined his own phrase about "the military-industrial complex."
That statement, spoken just days before Eisenhower left office in 1961, was his warning to the nation.
Two hundred years ago this month, the elite in New Orleans were making their usual preparations for Madri Gras. Plantation owners were planning all-night parties, and the women of the house were looking forward to elaborate masquerades and balls.
What they didn't know is while they were planning for their annual carnival festivities, their slaves were planning a little something of their own.
On one fateful night, 500 armed slaves rose up from the plantations and set out to conquer the city.
Women are the largest minority group in agriculture. More than 300,000 women operate farms across the U.S., and the USDA is hoping to settle their discrimination suit this year. Liane Hansen speaks with farmers Carol Keiser-Long and Barbara Armstrong about the role women play in America's agriculture industry.
This weekend, Tucson plays host to a major gun show. It is just one of a number of shows that come through the city each year. We find out how gun dealers and enthusiasts are responding to last weekend's violence.