Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 22.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 22.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 22.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Sept. 26 2003 4:23 PM

Slate on NPR's Day to Day

Friday, Sept. 26, 2003

Chatterbox: Draft Hillary?
NPR's Mike Shuster talks with Slate writer Timothy Noah about an unlikely group of people who want to see Hillary Clinton enter the Democratic presidential race—Republicans.
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Explainer: The Stalking Horse
Slate
writer Ed Finn explains the meaning of a term recently used to characterize Gen. Wesley Clark's entry into the field of Democratic presidential candidates—a so-called "stalking horse."
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Summary Judgment: Duplex, Under the Tuscan Sun, The Rundown
In this week's "Summary Judgment," Mark Jordan Legan looks at what critics are saying about this week's new movie releases, including Duplex, Under the Tuscan Sun, and The Rundown.
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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2003

Ad Report Card: Authentic Converse
Slate
correspondent Rob Walker reviews a new advertisement by Converse shoes that stresses the shoe's "authenticity"—but notes the brand was recently purchased by Nike. Listen to the segment.

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Dear Prudence: Married by the King
Prudence talks to a young woman upset because a friend beat her to the altar and pre-empted her own dream of being married by the King.
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Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2003

Ballot Box: The Buzzwords of Gen. Wesley Clark
NPR's Mike Shuster talks to Slate chief political correspondent William Saletan, who deconstructs the key phrases of 2004 presidential hopefuls. Today, he translates the favorite buzzwords of Democratic presidential candidate Wesley Clark.
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Culturebox: Johnson's 18th-Century English
Slate contributor Adam Kirsch reviews the new edition of Samuel Johnson's 18th-century Dictionary of the English Language.
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Day to Day Letters
This weekly segment on Day to Day features an "Explainer" from Slatesenior editor Andy Bowers, following up on the question of why hurricanes don't hit the West Coast of the United States.
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Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003

Ballot Box: Bush at the U.N.
NPR's Mike Shuster talks with Slate Editor Jacob Weisberg about President Bush's address to the General Assembly of the United Nations, calling for a larger international role in rebuilding Iraq.
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Explainer: Making the Run for Office Official
Slate senior editor Andy Bowers helps explain what makes a candidate's announcement to run for office "official." Listen to the segment.

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Jurisprudence: The 9th Circuit and the Recall
NPR's Mike Shuster talks with Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick about the recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit hearing on the California gubernatorial recall postponement. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Sept. 22, 2003

Ballot Box: Do Debates Matter?
Slate
founding editor Michael Kinsley asks Slate chief political correspondent William Saletan whether political debates matter. This week, Democratic presidential candidates and California's recall candidates are both scheduled to debate. Listen to the segment.

Michael Kinsley: Future of the U.N.
NPR's Mike Shuster talks with Slate founding editor Michael Kinsley about the future of the United Nations in the wake of the war in Iraq. Tuesday, President Bush addresses the U.N.'s General Assembly. Listen to the segment.