Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 22.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 22.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 22.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Nov. 24 2004 5:12 PM

Wine from Red States? Who Knew?

Thursday, Nov. 25, 2004

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Wine's World: Wine from the Red States
In this highly polarized election year, NPR's Noah Adams talks with Mike Steinberger about vintages from several so-called red states. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: Kranks, Alexander, Patty Hearst
Writer Mark Jordan Legan summarizes what the critics are saying about this week's new releases, including Christmas with the Kranks, Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst, and the Oliver Stone epic Alexander. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004

Gaming: Video Game Based on Shooting JFK
The much-debated video game JFK Reloaded allows players to re-enact President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Critics are outraged. The game's developers say it's educational and meant in part to debunk conspiracy theories. Clive Thompson offers a review. Listen to the segment.

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History Lesson: A Historical Look at the Power of the Cabinet
NPR's Noah Adams talks with David Greenberg about the diminishing power of the presidential cabinet. Six of President Bush's 15 cabinet secretaries have resigned since the president won a second term three weeks ago. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Rules Differ for Penalty Phase of Criminal Cases
NPR's Noah Adams speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about the different rules governing the penalty phases of criminal trials in the United States. California is one state that has separate phases for the prosecution and sentencing of defendants; the sentencing phase in the trial of convicted murderer Scott Peterson begins next week. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2004

Explainer: Poppies
Andy Bowers explains how the United Nations determined that opium poppy production has skyrocketed in Afghanistan over the past year. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 

Commentary: Iraq Elections, Intel Reform
NPR's Noah Adams talks with Jacob Weisberg about the prospect of successful democratic elections in Iraq, and the failure of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass an intelligence reform bill. Listen to the segment.