Friday, Dec. 19, 2003
Faith-Based: Worshipping the Same God?
Is there enough God for everyone? NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks with Steven Waldman about whether Muslims, Christians, and Jews are willing to share the same God. Listen to the segment.
Summary Judgment: Rings, Mona Lisa, Sand and Fog
Ben Williams boils down the critical reviews for this week's new movies, including Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, Mona Lisa Smile, and House of Sand and Fog. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003
Explainer: Weather and the Flu Season
Andy Bowers offers an explainer on why the flu is seasonal—experts believe weather is the biggest factor. Listen to the segment.
Ad Report Card: The Dyson Vacuum Cleaner
Seth Stevenson reviews a commercial for the Dyson DC-07 vacuum cleaner. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2003
Ballot Box: Dean's Foreign Policy Speech
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Jacob Weisberg of Slate and Michael Frank of the Heritage Foundation about Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean and the foreign policy speech he gave in Los Angeles on Monday. Listen to the segment.
Kausfiles: Is the Web Killing Political Parties?
Mickey Kaus phones in an audio blog to Day to Day in which he explores the question of whether political parties have been made obsolete by the Internet. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Dec. 15, 2003
Explainer: Hiding in a Spider Hole Ballot Box: Dems and the Saddam Effect History Lesson: New Nixon Tapes Released
In describing the hiding place where U.S. forces found Saddam, the military used the term "spider hole." Andy Bowers defines the term and looks into its origins. Listen to the segment.
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks to Will Saletan on what Saddam Hussein's capture means to the Democratic presidential candidates. Listen to the segment.
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with David Greenberg about tapes of former president Richard Nixon that have been recently released to the public. Listen to the segment.
Explainer: Hiding in a Spider Hole
Ballot Box: Dems and the Saddam Effect
History Lesson: New Nixon Tapes Released