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March 11, 2002 - March 15, 2002
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Friday, March 15, 2002
Kwame Holman looks at the legal questions raised by Andrea
Yates' insanity defense in Texas.
For more, Margaret Warner turns to Jennifer Bard, a lawyer and
a professor at the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the
University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston; and John Bradley,
the District Attorney for Williamson County in Texas.
Ray Suarez reports on the charges against Arthur Andersen, the
first criminal action to come from the collapse of Enron and also
the first corporation formally charged in an indictment.
For more, he talks to The New York Times' chief financial
correspondent Floyd Norris and Jennifer Arlen, a visiting professor
of Securities Law and Business Crime at Yale University.
Bush and Defense
Excerpts from President Bush's speech on defense.
Jim Lehrer discusses the failed nomination of Judge Pickering,
the visas issued by the INS to the September 11 hijackers three
months after the attacks, and other political matters with syndicated
columnist Mark Shields and The Weekly Standard's David
Lake Isle Innisfree
Robert Pinsky reads a W.B. Yeats poem in celebration of St. Patrick's
Thursday, March 14, 2002
Spencer Michels reports on the escalating violence between
Israelis and Palestinians.
and Palestinian Public Opinion
Ray Suarez explores how the Israeli and Palestinian publics feel
about the escalation in violence with Shai Feldman, director of
the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies at Tel Aviv University,
and Khalil Shikaki, head of the Palestinian Center for Policy
and Survey Research.
For four American perspectives, Terence Smith talks with Cynthia
Tucker, editorial page editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution;
Lee Cullum, a columnist with The Dallas Morning News; Nolan
Finley, editorial page editor of The Detroit News; and
John Diaz, editorial page editor of The San Francisco Chronicle.
Attorney General Ashcroft announces indictment charges against
the murderer of Daniel Pearl.
Kwame Holman reports the Senate Judiciary Committee's decision
to vote down the judicial nomination of Charles Pickering to a
Federal Appeals Court.
The True Picture
Roger Rosenblatt looks at an exhibit of Vietnam War photographs
now on view in New York.