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October 1-7, 2001
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Friday, October 5, 2001
After a Kwame Holman background report, Margaret Warner discusses
unemployment statistics and a possible economic stimulus package
with Jill Thompson of FleetBoston Financial Corporation; Mark
Vitner of First Union Securities in Charlotte, NC; Morton Marcus,
an economist at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business;
and Ross Devol, Director of Regional and Demographic Studies at
the Milken Institute in Los Angeles. (background)
Ray Suarez examines the efforts to deliver food and other aid
to Afghanistan's people with Andrew Nastios, the administrator
of the United States Agency for International Development.
Anticipating more weekend peace protests, Spencer Michels reports
on a national peace movement sparked in response to the September
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The Weekly Standard's
David Brooks discuss the president's economic stimulus package,
anti-terrorism, and former Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield.
Thursday, October 4, 2001
Jim Lehrer talks with White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card about
the Bush administration's response to last month's terrorist attacks.
A Russian plane crashed today in what some worry may have been
a terrorist attack. Ray Suarez examines that and other new challenges
Russia's leadership faces now with...
chief Moscow correspondent for The New York Times...
And then with
Toby Gati, assistant secretary of state for intelligence and research
during the Clinton administration, and Masha Lipman, deputy editor
of Russian news magazine Weekly Magazine.
As more reservists were called to active duty today, Fred de Sam
Lazaro reports from Minnesota with one unit's story.
Terence Smith examines the changes taking place in Hollywood as
a result of the September 11th attacks with John Ridley, award-winning
director and screenwriter, and Bernard Weinraub, who covers the
entertainment industry for The New York Times.