Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 10

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Sept. 10

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Sept. 14 2007 3:11 PM

Braving the Box Office

Friday, Sept. 14, 2007


Summary Judgment: Elah, Promises, Brave One
In the latest installment of Summary Judgment, we find out what critics are saying about Hollywood's latest offerings: In the Valley of Elah, Eastern Promises, and The Brave One. Listen to the segment.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2007

Jurisprudence: Sept. 11 Changed the Law, How We Talk About It
Terms such as Patriot Act, unlawful enemy combatant, and Guantanamo detainee weren't part of the average American vocabulary before Sept. 11, 2001. Dahlia Lithwick talks with Robert Smith about the legal issues that have arisen following the Sept. 11 attacks, and why they are significant. Listen to the segment.

Politics: Race for White House Goes Through Iraq Hearings
Five presidential candidates who are also U.S. senators will be questioning Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker on Tuesday. John Dickerson talks with Robert Smith about the politics surrounding the Iraq hearings in Congress this week. Listen to the segment.

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