Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 4.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 4.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 4.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Oct. 8 2004 6:25 PM

Don't Hail This Taxi

Friday, Oct. 8, 2004

Summary Judgment: Friday Night Lights, Taxi, Raise Your Voice
Ben Williams presents a roundup of what film critics are saying about this weekend's major new movie premieres. This week: Friday Night Lights, Taxi, and Raise Your Voice. Listen to the segment.


Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004

Swingers: Pennsylvania, the Keystone State
Bill Gifford speaks with NPR's Noah Adams about the way the state of Pennsylvania might swing in the upcoming presidential election. It's the latest installment in the Day to Day and Slate series profiling the most contested states in this election season. Listen to the segment.

War Stories: Saddam's Phantom WMDs
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Fred Kaplan about the final report from U.S. chief weapons inspector Charles Duelfer. The report concludes Saddam Hussein had no stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction before U.S. forces invaded. Listen to the segment.


Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004


On the Trail: The Cheney Debate Factor
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Chris Suellentrop about the upcoming vice presidential debate. Democratic candidate Sen. John Edwards, who was a successful trial attorney before entering politics, may have earned a reputation as a skilled orator—but Suellentrop warns not to downplay Vice President Dick Cheney's formidable skills as a debater. Listen to the segment.

Explainer: Voting Rules for Felons
Andy Bowers explains the complicated patchwork of state laws that dictate whether felons or former felons can vote. Listen to the segment.

Supreme Court Dispatches: Sentencing Fight
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that could change how convicts in federal cases are sentenced. Listen to the segment.


Monday, Oct. 4, 2004

Ballot Box: Impact of Debate on U.S. Voters
NPR's Alex Chadwick speaks with William Saletan about the impact of the first presidential debate on U.S. voters, and about this week's two upcoming debates—the vice presidential debate on Tuesday, followed by the second Bush-Kerry duel. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Supreme Court's New Session
The U.S. Supreme Court starts its new term Monday, the first Monday in October. Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick takes a look at important themes in the upcoming Supreme Court calendar, including a sentencing dispute and medicinal marijuana. Listen to the segment.