The Senate begins confirmation hearings Tuesday for ex-CIA Director Robert Gates, who President Bush chose to take outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld’s place. The NewsHour reports on the confirmation process. Continue reading
Microsoft has helped build a high-tech high school in a Philadelphia community that serves low-income families. Students at this state-of-the art facility incorporate the latest technologies throughout their curriculum. Continue reading
Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld resigned Wednesday, and President Bush nominated Robert Gates, former director of the CIA, to succeed him. Jim Lehrer reports on Rumsfeld’s resignation and provides excerpts from President Bush’s White House Press Conference, as well as comments by Rumsfeld and Gates on the decision.