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October 20th, 2010
09:47 PM ET

The Teaser for Thursday, October 21, 2010

"The Teaser” is a preview of the guests we have lined up for the next day – so you know when to tune in (and when to set your alarm!). Guests and times are always subject to change.

6:40AM Peggy Northrop, Editor in Chief, Reader’s Digest, on the magazine’s eye-raising cover story, “The 50 Secrets Your Pilot Won’t Tell You”.

7:30AM Valerie Jarrett, Senior White House Adviser, with an update on President Obama's campaign swing that will take him to 5 states and 6 cities this week. Will it help the Democrats in the midterms?

7:50AM Dr. Kirk Wilhelmsen, Genetics and Neurology Professor at the Univ. of North Carolina, on the discovery of a gene variant that may protect against alcoholism. People who have the variant feel more drunk from fewer drinks than people who have a different version of the gene.

8:10AM Kathleen Parker, Host, "Parker Spitzer" and Columnist, The Washington Post,  with a look at how the women of 2010: Christine O’Donnell, Sharron Angle and Carly Fiorina are making headlines.  Plus her reaction to New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd calling this group “Mean Girls”.

8:40AM David Kessler, author "Visions, Trips, and Crowded Rooms: Who and What You See Before You Die", on Clint Eastwood’s new movie “Hereafter” and exploring the question, “what happens after we die?”

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  1. Randall of Texas

    Chetry your a baseball fan aren't you???...well did you know that Jackie Robinson was Court-Marshalled while at Ft. Hood, Texas for failing and refusing to give up his seat?

    ..put me in Coach..I'm ready to play...I took some lumps when the mighty Case' struck out...like Coach Butler used to tell the other coaches about me...boy's when they invent a game you can beat Maverick at then I'll call you...

    October 21, 2010 at 7:09 am |