Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 3.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 3.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
May 7 2004 3:36 PM

Kerry Hits the Airwaves

Friday, May 7, 2004

Slate's Damned Spot: Getting To Know Kerry
Jacob Weisberg and Will Saletan analyze two new television advertisements from the presidential campaign of Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry. Listen to the segment.

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Summary Judgment: Van Helsing, New York Minute, Super Size Me
Mark Jordan Legan summarizes the reviews for this week's new theatrical releases—Van Helsing, New York Minute, and Super Size Me. Listen to the segment.

Readme: Kinsley Takes New Position at L.A. Times
Michael Kinsley, founder of Day to Day partner Slate, has accepted a job at the Los Angeles Times. He talks to NPR's Alex Chadwick about his career change and his continued faith in online journalism. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, May 6, 2004

Assessment: Friends as a Great Soap Opera
Chris Suellentrop comments on how the television show Friends, which airs its final episode Thursday night after a 10-year run, is more like a soap opera than a traditional sitcom. Listen to the segment.

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Ballot Box: Chronology of the Abuse Scandal
NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks to William Saletan about the sequence of events  surrounding the exposure of American soldiers' abuse of prisoners in Iraq, and President Bush's public comments about former dictator Saddam Hussein's "torture chambers and rape rooms." Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Ad Report Card: KFC Pulling a Fast One?
Advertising critic Seth Stevenson dissects the latest campaign from fast food chain KFC (once known as Kentucky Fried Chicken). Stevenson believes the company is trying to pull a fast one on the public with its new series of commercials. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, May 4, 2004

Explainer: Protecting Supreme Court Justices
In the wake of a recent assault on U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter, Andy Bowers explains how justices are protected.  Listen to the segment.

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Monday, May 3, 2004

Ad Report Card: Verizon Families
Seth Stevenson reports on a new series of commercials by the Verizon mobile phone giant featuring different families using the company's products and services. Listen to the segment.

Chatterbox: Political Consequences of the Iraq War
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Timothy Noah about the potential political consequences of recent developments in the Iraq War, including charges that American troops have been involved in the abuse of Iraqi prisoners. Listen to the segment.