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December 10-14, 2001
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Tuesday, December 11, 2001
Ray Suarez discusses the upcoming arraignment of Zacarias Moussaoui,
the first indicted alleged terrorist linked to the attacks of
September 11th, with New York Times reporter Phil Shenon.
Kwame Holman has the latest on the fighting in Afghanistan.
As fighting across most of Afghanistan comes to a halt, Gwen Ifill
reports on attempts to send relief to the hungry people living
there. She talks with Mark Bartolini, vice president of the International
Rescue Committee, and Nicolas de Torrente, executive director
of Doctors Without Borders.
Margaret Warner examines President Bush's latest plans for Social
Security reform with NewsHour Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer.
Then, Margaret Warner discusses the proposed Social Security
reform with commission member Robert Pozen, vice chairman of Fidelity
Investments; Maya MacGuineas, a fellow at the New America Foundation;
and Peter Diamond, professor of economics at MIT.
Spencer Michels reports on today's ceremonies for victims of the
September 11th, three months after the attacks.
Monday, December 10, 2001
After a Kwame Holman background report, Gwen Ifill examines the
challenges of cave warfare in Afghanistan with Jack Shroder, professor
of geography and geology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha;
Ali Jalali, former Afghan Army Colonel and current Chief of Farsi
Service for Voice of America; retired CIA officer Frank Anderson;
and Michael Vickers, director of Strategic Studies at the Center
for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.
Terence Smith tells the story of Knight Ridder, one of many newspaper
companies that has experienced financial strain this past year.
Ray Suarez discusses the struggle over the attempted Hewlett Packard-Compaq
merger with Peter Coffee, technology editor at e-Week newspaper,
and Rob Enderle, technology analyst with Giga Information Group,
a consulting firm.
Elizabeth Farnsworth talks to the new poet laureate, Billy Collins.