Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 20.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 20.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 20.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Oct. 24 2003 1:14 PM

Slate on NPR's Day to Day

Friday, Oct. 24, 2003

Moneybox: The True Cost of Discounts
With Wal-Mart the subject of Immigration and Customs raids in stores across the country, NPR's Mike Pesca asks Slate "Moneybox" columnist Daniel Gross how much a dollar off a box of Coco Puffs really costs. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Radio, Scary Movie 3, Beyond Borders
Writer Mark Legan boils down the critical reviews for this week's new movies, including Radio, Scary Movie 3, and Beyond Borders. Listen to the segment.

82_horizontal_rule
Advertisement

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2003

Dear Prudence: Hating Your Wife's Friend
Slate advice columnist "Dear Prudence"—aka Margo Howard—gives advice to a husband who doesn't like his wife's friend. Listen to the segment.

Explainer: "Persistent Vegetative State"
Slate
senior editor Andy Bowers explains "persistent vegetative state"—the term doctors have used to describe Terri Schiavo's condition. The Florida woman suffered severe brain damage a decade ago and has had her feeding tube reconnected by legislative order after her husband fought to allow her to die. Listen to the segment.

82_horizontal_rule

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2003

Ballot Box: Life, Laws, and Legislatures
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Slate chief political correspondent William Saletan about the policy implications of Congress passing a ban on one late-term abortion procedure and the Florida legislature's decision to allow Gov. Jeb Bush to restore an artificial feeding tube to Terri Schiavo, who is in a vegetative state after suffering a heart attack in 1990.
Listen to the segment.

Advertisement

82_horizontal_rule

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2003

Jurisprudence: A Fool for a Client
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate senior editor Dahlia Lithwick about the perils facing criminal defendants who choose to represent themselves at trial. Listen to the segment.

82_horizontal_rule

Monday, Oct. 20, 2003

Michael Kinsley: Newspaper Editorial Pages
Slate
founding editor Michael Kinsley talks with Gail Collins, editorial page editor for the New York Times, about the role of newspaper editorials in today's media environment. Listen to the segment.

Michael Kinsley: Skipping the Iowa Caucuses
NPR's Alex Chadwick and Slate founding editor Michael Kinsley discuss the decision by two prominent Democratic presidential candidates to skip January's Iowa caucuses.
Listen to the segment.