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Nov. 9 2007 4:19 PM

Tapping Obama's Power

Friday, Nov. 9, 2007


Politics: The Obama Power Potential
Barack Obama is such a powerful speaker that he should be dominating the race, says John Dickerson. Dickerson, who has been trailing Obama and other candidates, shares his insights with Alex Chadwick. Listen to the segment.

Summary Judgment: A Merry Movie Season
It's becoming that special time of year when Oscar contenders and feel-good holiday films hit the screen. Mark Jordan Legan presents a roundup of what the critics are saying about the newest releases. Listen to the segment.

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007

Jurisprudence: Military Revises Tribunals at Guantanamo
The U.S. military is reviving its tribunals at Guantanamo Bay. Its first hearing is for Omar Khadr, a Canadian child soldier accused of killing a Green Beret in Afghanistan. Dahlia Lithwick talks to Alex Chadwick about the case.  Listen to the segment.


Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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