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Decision-Making

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Decision-Making

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The investigation of the Columbia shuttle disaster points a critical finger at NASA's decision-making. But people in many occupations — including surgeons and military officers — have to make tough decisions everyday. Join NPR's Neal Conan for a look at judgment under pressure.

Guests:

Marjorie Miller
*Foreign editor of the Los Angeles Times

John Henshaw
*Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health

*Heads the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Gen. Mike Davidson
*Former assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Dan Shapiro
*Assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at the University of Arizona's College of Medicine
*Author of Delivering Dr. Amelia (Harmony Books, 2003)