Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005
Timothy Noah: My Life After Marjorie Timothy Noah shares an essay about his experiences representing his deceased wife, journalist Marjorie Williams, on a book tour. Williams wrote for Vanity Fair and the Washington Post for many years. Her last book, The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Writings on Politics, Family, and Fate, is an essay collection of her observations about life in Washington, D.C. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2005
War Stories: Mulling Options for Iraq
President Bush says he will consider a number of military options for the Iraq war, including increasing the number of troops. Fred Kaplan and Alex Chadwick discuss what's militarily and politically feasible. Listen to the segment.
High Court Hears New Hampshire Abortion Case
The first major abortion rights case since John Roberts was confirmed as chief justice is now before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case involves a New Hampshire law that requires minors to tell a parent before terminating a pregnancy. Dahlia Lithwick discusses the issues at stake, with Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005
Politics: Why McCain Sticks With Bush
Alex Chadwick talks with John Dickerson about why Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has been willing to appear in public with President Bush at a time when other Republicans have been avoiding the president because of recent White House scandals and the public's declining support for the war in Iraq. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Nov. 28, 2005
Explainer: Rise in Prison Breakouts
A rash of prison escapes has made national news recently. Andy Bowers explains that even with the uptick in breakouts, escaping from prison is never easy. Listen to the segment.