Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 3.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Nov. 7 2003 5:01 PM

Love? Actually Not

Friday, Nov. 7, 2003

Explainer: Voyager Probe's Long-Lasting Fuel Source
Slate contributor Brendan I. Koerner explains just what's in the spacecraft Voyager's fuel that enabled it to travel to the edge of the solar system. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Elf, The Matrix Revolutions, Love Actually
Slate
contributor Ben Williams boils down the critical reviews for this week's new movies, including Elf, The Matrix Revolutions, and Love Actually. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Nov. 6, 2003

Michael Kinsley: Grandfather Clauses
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Slate founding editor Michael Kinsley about how politicians use "grandfather clauses" in some laws they write. These clauses can help make painful changes in programs such as Medicare more palatable by exempting those who already get benefits. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003

Explainer: The Size of Rhode Island
Slate senior editor Andy Bowers explains why everything is always compared to the size of Rhode Island. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2003

Jurisprudence: High Court Dodges Big Cases
NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks with Slate senior editor and legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the reasons why the U.S. Supreme Court rejected some important cases yesterday. Listen to the segment.

Moneybox: The Economics of Suicide
NPR's Mike Pesca speaks with Slate contributor Charles Duhigg on how attempting—but failing—to take your own life can end up improving your economic status. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Nov. 3, 2003

Ballot Box: Democrats and the GDP
NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks with Slate chief political correspondent William Saletan about how the Democrats proceed politically with the latest positive news about the Gross Domestic Product.
Listen to the segment.

Chatterbox: The Silence of the Clinton Diplomats
Slate
senior writer Tim Noah asks why the typically verbose Clinton-era foreign policy experts are keeping quiet about all matters regarding Iraq. Listen to the segment.

Kausfiles: Buy a Rolls, Save the Economy
Slate
blogger Mickey Kaus contributes an audio blog that ties the purchases of Rolls-Royces to the future of the economy. Listen to the segment.