Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 15.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Jan. 15.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Jan. 19 2007 6:43 PM

How Many Children Really Go Missing?

Friday, Jan. 19, 2007

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Summary Judgment: The Hitcher, The Italian, The Dead Girl
A roundup of reviews for the week's new movies in today's "Summary Judgment": The Hitcher, The Italian, and The Dead Girl. Critics were charmed by The Italian, a film in Russian with English subtitles. The mystery The Dead Girl earned good notices as well, while the horror remake The Hitcher was—ominously—not made available for review. Listen  to the segment.
 
Explainer: Figures on Missing Children
Many news accounts covering the Missouri kidnapping case claim that more than 800,000 are missing in the United States. The figures are fairly reliable, but often misinterpreted. Andy Bowers offers an explanation of how those figures are calculated. Listen  to the segment.