Friday, May 26, 2006
Politics: A Political Comeback for Gore?
Former Vice President Al Gore is back in the headlines with his new environmental documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Many political watchers speculate Gore could be a factor in the 2008 presidential race. Alex Chadwick talks with John Dickerson about whether Gore could stage a political comeback. Listen to the segment.
Summary Judgment: X-Men: The Last Stand, An Inconvenient Truth
Movie fans who are heading to theaters this weekend might want to see the action film X-Men: The Last Stand. Then there's An Inconvenient Truth, former Vice President Al Gore's documentary about global warming. Mark Jordan Legan sums up what film critics are saying about this weekend's premieres. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Jurisprudence: U.S. Prosecuting Journalists
The Bush administration has asserted that it has the authority to prosecute journalists for publishing classified information. Madeleine Brand discusses the issue with Dahlia Lithwick. Listen to the segment.
Monday, May 22, 2006
Explainer: Long Verdicts in Russian Courts
Defendants on trial for the deaths of 300 people in the deadly Russian school siege at Beslan started hearing their verdict last Tuesday—court officials are still reading it, almost a week later. Andy Bowers explains why it takes so long for a verdict to be read in Russian court. Listen to the segment. Listen to the segment.