Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 14.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 14.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Nov. 14.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Nov. 18 2005 6:14 PM

This Week's New Movie Releases

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.

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Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005

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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

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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.