Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 17.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 17.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 17.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Nov. 21 2003 5:03 PM

How the Media Cover Anniversaries

Friday, Nov. 21, 2003

Damned Spot: Kerry, Clark Political Ads
Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan of Slate analyze political ads from Democratic presidential candidates John Kerry and Wesley Clark. Listen to the segment.

Michael Kinsley: Anniversary Journalism
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate founding editor Michael Kinsley about media coverage of historical anniversaries, like this week's 40th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: The Cat in the Hat, Gothika, 21 Grams
Slate contributor Ben Williams boils down the critical reviews for this week's new movies: TheCat in the Hat, Gothika, and 21 Grams. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003

Architecture: WTC Memorial Designs
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Slate contributor Christopher Hawthorne about designs for the World Trade Center memorial and how the design of public memorials has changed in the last several years. Listen to the segment.

Chatterbox: Is the Culture War Over?
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senior writer Timothy Noah talks with Brian Anderson of City Journal magazine about whether conservatives or liberals have won the culture war. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003

On the Trail: Howard Dean's Autobiography
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deputy Washington bureau chief Chris Suellentrop gives listeners the CliffsNotes version of presidential candidate Howard Dean's new autobiography. Listen to the segment.

Explainer: Rarity of Official State Visits
Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains why President Bush's state visit to Great Britain is such a rare event. Listen  to the segment.

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Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003

Jurisprudence: Massachusetts Gay Marriage Ruling
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate senior editor and legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling today declaring that the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Nov. 17, 2003

Ballot Box: Hillary Clinton in the Spotlight
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Slate political analyst William Saletan about a Democratic presidential forum held in Iowa on Saturday, where Hillary Clinton overshadowed several presidential candidates. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Guilty Verdicts in Sniper Trial
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the guilty verdicts announced in the trial of John Allen Muhammad in the Washington, D.C.-area sniper shootings. Listen to the segment.