Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Ad Report Card: Obey Your VW Fast
Seth Stevenson reviews the new television ad campaign for Volkswagen. In the ads, a small, toylike personification of a driver's "fast" compels VW owners to enjoy the open throttle—and sometimes act like bratty frat brothers. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Jurisprudence: Sentencing Moussaoui
The sentencing phase of the Zacarias Moussaoui trial continues in Virginia on Tuesday. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against Moussaoui, the only man charged in the United States for his involvement in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Noah Adams discusses the case with Dahlia Lithwick. Listen to the segment.
Monday, March 6, 2006 Medical Examiner: Cold From the Cold? Jurisprudence: Military Recruiters on Campus
New research looks at whether you can catch a cold from being physically chilled. Madeleine Brand talks to Dr. Sydney Spiesel, a Yale Medical School professor, about the likelihood of a chill causing an infection. Listen to the segment.
In a unanimous decision Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a law requiring colleges that accept federal money to allow military recruiters on campus. Noah Adams discusses the case with Dahlia Lithwick. Listen to the segment.
Monday, March 6, 2006
Medical Examiner: Cold From the Cold?
Jurisprudence: Military Recruiters on Campus