September 20, 2001

Some Arab Americans have been experiencing a backlash since the attacks on the United States last week. Abed Hammoud, the former president of the Arab American Political Action Committee, talks about what Arab Americans have experienced in the past week. Hammoud talks about Dearborn, Michigan, which is home to the largest Arab American population outside of the Middle East.

Todd talks with Paul Taheri, Associate Professor of Surgery from the University of Michigan Medical School, about how burns affect the body, and possible treatments. He explains the anatomy of the skin, skin injuries, and temporary skin substitutes. Taheri is from the Trauma Burn Center at the University of Michigan.

Eddie Davis walked the length of the Great Wall of China last year, and tells us about the experience. He recalls the people he met, how he prepared for the journey, and why he wanted to do attempt the walk. Davis is only the second person to walk the entire way, and is a student at Michigan State University.