Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 24.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 24.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of May 24.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
May 28 2004 5:48 PM

Mission to Mars

Friday, May 28, 2004

Dispatches: Life on Mars ... Mars, Utah
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Steve Featherstone, one of a group of space enthusiasts who lived in a space capsule in the Utah desert for weeks at a time to simulate a mission to Mars. Listen to the segment.

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Summary Judgment: The Day After Tomorrow, Raising Helen, Saved
Ben Williams sums up what the critics are saying about this weekend's major new movie releases, including the disaster blockbuster The Day After Tomorrow, the coming-of-age comedy Raising Helen and the religious-themed comedy Saved. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, May 27, 2004

Kausfiles: Kerry To Accept Bid in Boston
Mickey Kaus shares a few thoughts on presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry's decision not to postpone his acceptance of the Democratic nomination at his party's convention this summer. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, May 26, 2004

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Ad Report Card: United's Friendly Skies
Seth Stevenson reviews a new series of television commercials from United Airlines. Stevenson calls the ads stylistic and effective in conveying the company's message. Listen to the segment.

Press Box: NYT Admits Flawed Iraq Reporting
NPR's Madeleine Brand talks with Jack Shafer about Wednesday's admission by editors of the New York Times that some of the paper's reporting in the run-up to the Iraq war may have been flawed, in part because of "insider" information provided by disgraced Iraqi exile Ahmed Chalabi. Shafer has been calling on the Times to review its coverage of the past year. Listen to the segment.

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Assessment: Feith Reacts to Criticism
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas Feith. They discuss recent developments in the war in Iraq, and the plan for Iraq's transfer to civilian control outlined in President Bush's speech on Monday. Feith also responds to a recent Day to Day segment that featured Chris Suellentrop, who severely criticized Feith's work. Listen to the segment.

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War Stories: Bush's Iraq Transition Plan
NPR's Alex Chadwick chats with Fred Kaplan about President Bush's Monday night speech laying out the U.S. strategy in Iraq. Kaplan believes that this effort came late, but that many of the president's ideas represented a step forward. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Mothers, Fetal Rights, and the Law
NPR's Madeleine Brand speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about the legal questions involved when pregnant mothers reject medical advice and doctors seek to override those decisions. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, May 24, 2004

Assessment: Feith's Tactical Errors in Iraq
Chris Suellentrop speaks with NPR's Alex Chadwick about Douglas Feith, a Pentagon official blamed by many political insiders for major tactical errors in Iraq. Listen to the segment.

Ballot Box: Bush's Big Speech, Kerry's Big Moves
William Saletan weighs in on President Bush's upcoming speech on the plan for transferring power in Iraq, and the recent political maneuvers of John Kerry. Listen to the segment.