Friday, March 5, 2004
Summary Judgment: Starsky & Hutch, Hidalgo
Ben Williams presents a wrap-up of what the critics are saying about this week's major movie releases, Starsky & Hutch and Hidalgo. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, March 4, 2004
Explainer: Can Kerry Have a GOP VP?
Brendan Koerner explains whether Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry has the option of choosing Republican Sen. John McCain as his running mate. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Ad Report Card: Apple's iPod
Seth Stevenson takes a look at the TV ads for Apple's iPod. He says the silhouetted figures of the ad campaign are interesting but celebrate the product over the consumer. Listen to the segment.
On the Trail: What Now for Kerry?
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Chris Suellentrop about the future course of Massachusetts Democratic Sen. John Kerry's presidential campaign. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, March 2, 2004
Jurisprudence: Kobe Fights Rape Shield Law
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the decision of Kobe Bryant's defense team to challenge the fairness of Colorado's rape shield law. Listen to the segment.
Press Box: Ethics of Releasing Exit Polls
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Jack Shafer about whether journalists have an ethical responsibility to withhold or release exit-poll data before the end of the voting day. Listen to the segment.
Monday, March 1, 2004
Moneybox: Hummer and Prius Square Off
Daniel Gross reports on the competition between the "David and Goliath" of car models, the Hummer and the Toyota Prius hybrid gas-electic vehicle. When the two very different cars square off in the sales arena, the surprising outcome speaks volumes about American consumers. Listen to the segment.
Faith-Based: Who Really Killed Jesus?
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Steven Waldman about the controversy over who killed Jesus. Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ has drawn protest from some groups who claim it unfairly portrays Jews as being responsible for his crucifixion. Listen to the segment.
Ballot Box: The New York Debate
NPR's Alex Chadwick and William Saletan discuss Sunday's Democratic presidential debate in New York City. Listen to the segment.