Attorney general nominee on the docket When Attorney General-designate Michael Mukasey goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, he's likely to face tough questions on torture, warrantless wiretapping, and the politicization of the justice department. Midmorning previews the hearings with two legal scholars.9:06 a.m.
Scott Horton: Adjunct professor at Columbia University and human rights lawyer. He is author of the "No Comment" column for Harper's Magazine.
Michael J. Kelly: Professor of law at Creighton University. He co-wrote the book "Equal Justice in the Balance: America's Legal Responses to the Emerging Terrorist Threat."
The true lesson of Moses Using Moses as an example, author and Rabbi Harold Kushner urges people to learn and gain strength from their disappointments. The key, he says, is not to let unfulfilled dreams convince you that you're a failure.10:06 a.m.
Rabbi Harold Kushner: Author of "Overcoming Life's Disappointments." He is the Rabbi Laureate at Temple Israel in Natick, Massachusetts.