Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 12.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 12.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 12.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Sept. 16 2005 2:31 PM

Flying Low

Friday, Sept. 16, 2005

Explainer: Why Do Airlines Go Broke?
This week, both Delta and Northwest airlines sought bankruptcy protection. Andy Bowers explains why it is that airlines seem to go bankrupt so often. Listen to the segment.

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Summary Judgment: Lord of War, Proof, Just Like Heaven
Mark Jordan Legan presents a weekly wrap-up of what the critics are saying about the latest movie releases. This week: Lord of War, Proof, and Just Like Heaven. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005

Jurisprudence: Roberts Revelations, So Far
Supreme Court chief justice nominee John Roberts endured tough questioning from Senate Democrats in his confirmation hearing. Alex Chadwick speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about what's been revealed concerning Roberts' views on separation of church and state, anti-discrimination laws, and the relationship between the courts and Congress. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2005

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Jurisprudence: Roberts and Privacy Rights
Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts. Lithwick analyzes Roberts' remarks about the right to privacy, abortion law, and the balance of power between the courts and Congress. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005

Jurisprudence: Roberts' Legal Philosophy
The Senate Judiciary Committee began its first full day of hearings for Supreme Court nominee John Roberts on Tuesday, and early questions are focusing on the legal philosophy of the candidate for chief justice of the United States. Madeleine Brand speaks with Emily Bazelon about the hearings, and what to expect in the days ahead. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Sept. 12, 2005

Jurisprudence: Roberts on the Hot Seat
Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge John Roberts beginning Monday. The Senate Judiciary Committee is considering Roberts for the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Listen to the segment.