Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 5.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 5.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 5.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Jan. 9 2004 4:11 PM

Getting Better With Age

Friday, Jan. 9, 2004

Culturebox: Older Women's Sexuality on Film
NPR's Mike Pesca talks with Mimi Swartz about Something's Gotta Give and Calendar Girls, two new films that celebrate the sexuality of older women. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: My Baby's Daddy, Chasing Liberty, Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer
Mark Jordan Legan gives a roundup of what the critics are saying about this week's movies, including My Baby's Daddy, Chasing Liberty, and Aileen: Life and Death of a Serial Killer. Listen to the segment.

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Kausfiles: Cars and Politics
Earlier this week, NPR's Alex Chadwick was getting ready to go out of town on assignment—but when he learned the annual Greater Los Angeles Auto Show was going on, he began scheming about how to get there. So he took along Mickey Kaus for a conversation on marketing, the U.S. economy, and 2004 presidential candidates. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Jan. 8, 2004

Moneybox: Enron Suspect's Plea Attempt
NPR's Mike Pesca talks with Daniel Gross about former Enron executive Andrew Fastow's attempt to strike a plea bargain with federal prosecutors. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2004

Explainer: Lotto Ticket Disputes
Andy Bowers looks at precedents set by lottery disputes that predate the latest conflict between two Ohio women who both claim ownership of a $162-million winning ticket. Listen to the segment.

Ad Report Card: Levitra's Tire Swing
Seth Stevenson reviews the first of a series of television advertisements for Levitra, a drug designed to treat erectile dysfunction in men. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2004

Chatterbox: Kurds' Fight for Autonomy in Iraq
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Timothy Noah about the Kurds in Iraq and how their fight for autonomy puts the United States in an awkward political position. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: California Sex Abuse Claims
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the hundreds of new lawsuits filed in California during a yearlong exemption in the state's statute of limitations for cases alleging sexual abuse of children. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Jan. 5, 2004

Ballot Box: Dems Debate in Iowa
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to William Saletan about Sunday's debate in Iowa among seven of the nine Democratic presidential candidates—their first debate of the new year. Listen to the segment.