CNN’S Josh Levs introduces the film “Life in a Day” by the National Geographic and YouTube. The film started off as a project last year where famous filmmakers asked people from all over the world to tape what it was like to be them for one day. Director Kevin MacDonald chose the day July 24, 2010 as the day the largest time capsule would be made. From marriage, to traveling and even being homeless, people put together their tape and uploaded thousands of hours that MacDonald and producer Ridley Scott made into a film.
Both MacDonald and Scott created a YouTube video in 2010 to promote the film. In MacDonald’s YouTube post, he laid out the format of the film and what he wanted from all of those who would contribute. Producer Scott said that “it should be personal and must be personal” when he spoke to viewers on YouTube last year. The film is available in select theaters across the U.S. until September 8, 2011.
Republican Senator Rand Paul appeared on CNN Newsroom to discuss the debt ceiling, and Don Lemon insisted that he push beyond the platitudes that have become so common in this debate. Here, Lemon explains why direct answers are the only acceptable answers in this conversation.
Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton has strong opinions about how the NFL handled concussions and other head injuries during his career. A lawsuit has been filed against the NFL by 75 former players and their wives, alleging the league concealed information about the effect of concussions on the brain. Tarkenton tells CNN’s Don Lemon the league and its doctors were not open about the problem until the last couple of years.
As lawmakers try to reach a compromise about raising the debt ceiling, the crisis may effect your personal bottom line. CNN's Don Lemon gets advice from Jordan Goodman, a personal finance expert, on how to weather the uncertainty, and even benefit from it.