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February 18, 2002 - February 22, 2002
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February 21, 2002
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Daniel Pearl, the kidnapped Wall Street Journal reporter
in Pakistan, was confirmed dead late this afternoon. For more on this developing
story, Terence Smith talks to New York Times media reporter Felicity Barringer.
Spencer Michels reports
on the escalating cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians.
Lehrer then turns to Richard Murphy, Assistant Secretary of State during the Reagan
administration, and Jeffrey Kemp, who served on the National Security Council
staff under Reagan to discuss the recent violence and prospects for peace.
reports on President Bush's
visit to China.
She then gets three perspectives on U.S. relations with
China from Kurt Campbell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and the
Pacific under Clinton; James Mann, former Los Angeles Times Beijing Bureau
chief; and Professor David Shambaugh, director of the China Policy program at
George Washington University.
The Common Man
Rosenblatt contemplates the role of the common man.
February 20, 2002
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Spencer Michels reports on President Bush's trip to South Korea.
Then, Jim Lehrer gets three perspectives on the trip from James Lilley, former
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea; Wendy Sherman, special adviser to the president
on North Korea during the Clinton Administration; and journalist and author Selig
Harrison, who has written extensively about Korea.
Supreme Court Watch
Gwen Ifill discusses the death penalty and school voucher arguments heard by the
Supreme Court today with Jan Crawford Greenburg of The Chicago Tribune.
more on the school voucher debate,
Gwen Ifill is joined by Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United for
the Separation of Church and State, and Clint Bolick, legal director of The Institute
Margaret Warner launches a new feature called "Tom's Journal," a
series of conversations with New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom
Friedman. Tonight, he discusses his recent trip to Saudi Arabia.