Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 12.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 12.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 12.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Jan. 16 2004 3:58 PM

Along Came New Movies

Friday, Jan. 16, 2004

Summary Judgment: Along Came Polly, The Company, The Battle of Algiers
Ben Williams reports on critics' views of this weekend's new movie releases, including the Ben Stiller romantic comedy Along Came Polly, director Robert Altman's The Company and the limited re-release of the 1965 docudrama The Battle of Algiers. Listen to the segment.

Politics: "Lefty Hawks" Supporting the War in Iraq
NPR's Mike Pesca talks with George Packer, a staff writer for The New Yorker, who is also an admitted "lefty hawk"—a liberal who supports the war in Iraq. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004

Interviews: Paul O'Neill and the President
Jacob Weisberg talks to former Wall Street Journal reporter Ron Suskind, author of The Price of Loyalty: George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004

Ad Report Card: MoveOn.org's Anti-Bush Ad
Seth Stevenson looks at the winner of the MoveOn.org "Bush in 30 Seconds" political TV advertisement contest. The ad will run several times during the president's upcoming State of the Union address. Listen to the segment.

Explainer: Why is Mars Red?
Brendan I. Koerner explains the science behind the red planet's color. Listen to the segment.

Science: Colonizing the Red Planet
NPR's Madeleine Brand spoke with planetary scientist David Grinspoon about one group's hopes to colonize the red planet. Listen to the segment.

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Moneybox: Enron and Mutual Funds
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Dan Gross about the latest in the Enron case, as well as the results of a Securities and Exchange Commission study that found that brokers were more likely to recommend mutual funds they had received payments from. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004

Kausfiles: Advice for Democratic Candidates
Mickey Kaus offers a radio blog with campaign advice for the Democratic presidential candidates. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Supreme Court Test of ADA
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the Supreme Court's hearing of a case today involving a paraplegic man suing the state of Tennessee for having a county courthouse out of compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Jan. 12, 2004

Ballot Box: Countdown to Iowa
NPR's Madeleine Brand gets un update on the Democratic race for the White House from William Saletan. Listen to the segment.