There is a lot going on tonight, one of our favorite topics tonight is a new study suggesting some gender differences may be hardwired in our brains.
Anderson sat down with Chad Pregracke, of East Moline, IL, immediately after revealing his selection as 2013 CNN Hero of the Year.
Pregracke has dedicated his life to cleaning up the Mississippi River and other American waterways. Since 1998, nearly 70,000 volunteers have helped Pregracke and his non-profit remove more than 7 million pounds of garbage from 23 rivers across the country.
“CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute” re-airs this Saturday, Dec. 7 at 9pm ET/PT.
It has been more than two decades since basketball great Earvin Magic Johnson announced that he was H.I.V. positive and retiring from the L.A. Lakers. A lot has changed since then in the public education and perception of H.I.V. and AIDS and how it's treated medically. Anderson spoke with Johnson about the impact of his decision to go public with his H.I.V. status. They also talked about Johnson’s son, E.J., who came out as gay publicly this year.
Two Americans are living a cold war nightmare right now inside North Korea. More than a month ago, 85-year-old Korean War veteran Merrill Newman was dragged off his flight home from Pyongyang and arrested. North Korean authorities just released video of himapparently reading from a script, "confessing" to so-called war crimes. Kenneth Bae has been held in North Korea for more than a year and was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. Steven Weber is a professor of International Relations at U.C. Berkeley.
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