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April 8, 2002 - April 12, 2002
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Friday, April 12, 2002
Two reports on the current crisis in the Middle East by Tim Ewart
of Independent Television News. Then, Terence Smith talks with
Todd Purdum, chief diplomatic correspondent for The New York
Times, who has been traveling with Secretary of State Colin
Powell during his diplomatic mission to the Middle East.
Weekly analysis with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The
Weekly Standard's David Brooks.
Ray Suarez reports on the ousting of Venezuela's President
Hugo Chavez. For further analysis, Suarez is joined by Michael
Shifter, senior fellow at the Inter-American Dialogue and professor
of Latin American studies at Georgetown University, and Fernando
Coronil, a Venezuelan-born U.S. citizen and history professor
at the University of Michigan.
One Year Later
Betty Ann Bowser reports on a resolution signed by Attorney General
John Ashcroft today to improve policing in Cincinnati, Ohio one
year after race riots occurred there.
April 9, 2002
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Kwame Holman reports on day two of Secretary of State Colin
Powell's diplomatic mission in the Middle East, including an excerpt from today's
news conference in Cairo, Egypt.
reactions to Secretary Powell's trip from the Arab world, Margaret Warner speaks
with Shibley Telhami, University of Maryland's Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace
and Development; Mary Jane Deeb, Arab area specialist at the Library of Congress;
and David Shipler, author and former New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief
during the early 1980's.
Special correspondent Martin Himel reports from Jerusalem
on how Israelis are living with daily fears of suicide bombings.
Ray Suarez talks with Ben Weiser of The New York Times
regarding four people indicted in New York today for aiding imprisoned Egyptian
Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman allegedly direct the activities of a radical Islamic
terrorist group in Egypt.
Prize Winner for Biography
Another look at an interview with author
David McCullough about his book John Adams, which won the Pulitzer Prize
of an Era
Independent Television News reporter Bill Neely covers the
funeral of Britain's Queen Mother Elizabeth, which took place in London today.
April 8, 2002
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On The Ground
Lindsay Hilsum of Independent Television News reports
from the Middle East on the latest developments there.
Farnsworth discusses Secretary Powell's diplomatic mission to the Middle East
with Todd Purdum of The New York Times, who is traveling with the Secretary.
Ray Suarez reports on the growing divergence between the United
States and Israel.
To discuss U.S.-Israeli diplomacy further, Suarez is
joined by Norman Podhoretz, editor-at-large of Commentary magazine, and
Anthony Lewis, former New York Times columnist, for two perspectives on
Fred de Sam Lazaro of Twin Cities Public Television
reports on advancements in stem cell research in India.
Margaret Warner talks with author and NewsHour essayist
Richard Rodriguez about his new book Brown: The Last Discovery of America.
Portraits of Grief
Another look at Robert MacNeil's report on The
New York Times feature "Portraits of Grief," a profile of thousands of victims
who died in the September 11th terrorist attacks.
The Times received
a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Journalism earlier today for "A Nation Challenged,"
which included "Portraits of Grief" and chronicled the events of September 11th
and their aftermath.