Friday, Oct. 14, 2005
Politics: Rove Goes Back to the Grand Jury White House senior political aide Karl Rove testifies Friday before the grand jury investigating the Bush administration leak of a CIA operative's identity to journalists two years ago. Madeleine Brand talks with John Dickerson about the political peril for the White House if Rove is indicted for any role in the leak. Listen to the segment. Summary Judgment: Domino, Elizabethtown, The Squid and the Whale
Mark Jordan Legan presents a roundup what movie critics are saying about the weekend's new movie releases. Out this week: Domino, Elizabethtown, and The Squid and the Whale. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2005
Ad Report Card: Miller Beer Aims Higher
Seth Stevenson looks at a beer campaign that defies convention. With no silly jokes, scantily clad women, or bumbling beer hounds, the Miller Brewing Company's new ads feature nostalgic old photos and emotive music to take the high road. Listen to the segment.
Politics: Dobson's Inside Scoop on Miers
Social conservative James Dobson said last week that he had been told things about Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers by the Bush White House that he "probably shouldn't know." Alex Chadwick talks with John Dickerson about Dobson's claim that Karl Rove told him two days before the nomination that Miers was an evangelical Christian who belonged to a conservative, pro-life church. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: High Court Whistleblower Case
Former Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Richard Ceballos, who blew the whistle on a co-worker's unethical behavior, claims he was fired in retribution for speaking out—and that his firing was unconstitutional. Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about the case. The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday. Listen to the segment.