Friday, Nov. 18, 2005 Summary Judgment: Breakfast on Pluto, Walk the Line, Harry Potter
Mark Jordan Legan reports on what movie critics are saying about this week's new movie releases—Breakfast on Pluto; the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line; and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the latest installment in the book-to-film series. Listen to the segment.
Summary Judgment: Breakfast on Pluto, Walk the Line, Harry Potter
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005
Explainer: Determining Species Extinction
Andy Bowers explains how scientists determine when a species has become extinct. The federal government recently pulled Yellowstone National Park's grizzly bears from the endangered species list. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005
Jurisprudence: High Court Rulings, Alito Docs
Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick about recent decisions by the U.S. Supreme Court—including a key ruling on special education—and the release of a 1985 document from high court nominee Samuel Alito. In that document, a job application to be an aide to then-Attorney General Edwin Meese, Alito expressed his opposition to racial and ethnic quotas and his belief that the Constitution does not protect a woman's right to an abortion. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Nov. 14, 2005
Jurisprudence: Alito's Abortion Statement
The Washington Times has obtained a 1985 document in which Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito states that, in his view, the U.S. Constitution does not protect a woman's right to obtain an abortion. Alex Chadwick talks with Dahlia Lithwick. Listen to the segment.