Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 17.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 17.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of July 17.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
July 20 2006 11:07 AM

The Proper Propaganda

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

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The Best Way to Drop Propaganda Leaflets
Israeli planes are dropping leaflets onto Beirut bearing anti-Hezbollah messages and warning residents to avoid Hezbollah facilities or gathering places for their own safety. Andy Bowers discusses whether or not this is the best way to use propaganda. Listen to the segment.

White House Policy and Mideast Violence
President Bush has repeatedly said Israel has a right to defend itself from Hezbollah militants and has delayed calling for a cease-fire, despite international pressure. John Dickerson talks with Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

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A Simple and Cheap Treatment for Infant Anemia
Anemia is a dire problem for infants in the developing world. Dr. Sydney Spiesel talks with Madeleine Brand about a very simple, cheap, and effective solution to the illness, caused by iron deficiency. Listen to the segment.