Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 24.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 24.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 24.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Dec. 1 2003 3:13 PM

Patriotism: A Quagmire for Democrats in 2004?

Friday, Nov. 28, 2003

Commentary: Patriotism
Slate
contributor Eric Liu says that as patriotism continues to surge in American culture, Democrats will have to deal with that strong reaction to those sentiments as they approach the next election. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2003

Kausfiles: Influence of Blogs on Mainstream News
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate political blogger Mickey Kaus about how Weblogs, or blogs, are beginning to affect how mainstream media report the news. Listen to the segment.

Shopping: Testing Indigestion Remedies the Hard Way
Slate
contributor William Brantley tells NPR's Alex Chadwick about his recently completed personal research into indigestion medications. Brantley's methodology was simple: test each medicine against heaping helpings of a full variety of heartburn-inducing foods. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003

Summary Judgment: The Missing, Haunted Mansion, Bad Santa
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contributor Ben Williams reviews critics' picks and pans of newly released films, just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. This week, Williams reviews The Missing, Haunted Mansion, and Bad Santa. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003

Jurisprudence: Confessions of a Divorce Lawyer
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate senior editor and legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the Liza Minelli-David Gest divorce case, as well as some of the more tawdry cases Lithwick encountered in her past work as a divorce lawyer in Reno, Nev. Listen to the segment.

Kausfiles: Kerry Attacks Dean on Medicare
Slate
blogger Mickey Kaus presents an audio blog examining the underlying logic of Sen. John Kerry's attack on former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean's views on Medicare during Monday night's Democratic presidential debate in Iowa. Listen to the segment.

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Michael Kinsley: Democrats Deal With Gay Marriage
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate founding editor Michael Kinsley about how the Democratic presidential candidates are handling the issue of gay marriage. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Nov. 24, 2003

Ballot Box: 2004 Presidential Politics
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks to Slate chief political correspondent William Saletan about the ongoing debate over Medicare and the Republican Party's latest advertising campaign for the 2004 presidential race.
Listen to the segment.

Sports Nut: Offseason Baseball Scandals
NPR's Mike Pesca talks with Slate contributor Allen Barra about budding scandals in the only sport that's not currently in season, baseball.
Listen to the segment.