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Black Marine Biologist's Starring Role -- Underwater

Dijanna Figueroa is one of only a few African Americans working in the specialized field of marine biology. She tells Ed Gordon how she went from the laboratory to a starring role in director James Cameron's underwater film Aliens of the Deep.

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Hard hitting, intelligent, honest, and no-nonsense describe Ed Gordon's style and approach to reporting that have made the Emmy Award-winning broadcaster one of the most respected journalists in the business today. Known for his informative on-air interaction with newsmakers, from world leaders to celebrities, the name Ed Gordon has become synonymous with the "big" interview.