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April 29, 2002 - May 3, 2002
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Friday, May 3, 2002
With unemployment reaching 6 percent, Ray Suarez discusses
the economic landscape with Gretchen Morgenson, financial writer
and columnist for The New York Times, and Ed Montgomery,
professor of economics at the University of Maryland and former
deputy labor secretary during the Clinton administration.
As the 1997 Welfare Reform Law comes up for reauthorization, Betty
Ann Bowser looks at the impact it has had in the state of Connecticut.
Kwame Holman reports on the debate over guns in the cockpit. Elizabeth
Farnsworth leads a debate with Captain Stephen Luckey, chair of
the National Security Committee of the Airline Pilots Association;
Patricia Friend, president of the Association of Flight Attendants;
and Michael Goldfarb, former chief of staff of the Federal Aviation
Terence Smith moderates this week's commentary from syndicated
columnist Mark Shields and David Brooks of The Weekly Standard.
Thursday, May 2, 2002
Following a report from Independent Television News, Terence
with New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief James Bennet about
the latest developments in the Middle East.
For an assessment of the region's future, Jim Lehrer talks to
Joel Singer, former legal advisor to the Israeli Defense and Foreign
Ministries; Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor of Peace
and Development at the University of Maryland; and David Shipler,
former New York Times bureau chief and Pulitzer Prize-winning
John Merrow presents the third part of his series on high school
Vice President of China
Ray Suarez reports on the man who is expected to become the next
leader of China, Hu Jintao. For a closer look, Suarez talks with
John Tkacik, former chief of the China division at the State Department's
Intelligence and Research Bureau; and Minxin Pei, senior associate
at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Wednesday, May 1, 2002
Gwen Ifill talks with National Public Radio correspondent David
Molpus about what
lies ahead for detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Then, Margaret Warner talks with Ruth Wedgwood, professor of
international law at Yale Law School and Johns Hopkins University;
and David Cole, law professor at Georgetown University Law Center
for legal analysis.
Tom Bearden explores what caused the World Trade Center towers
to finally collapse on September 11.
Ray Suarez looks into the rise and fall of WorldCom, once a major
player in the telecommunications industry, with Blair Levin, telecommunications
analyst at Legg Mason and former chief of staff at the FCC; and
Anna-Maria Kovacs, a telecommunications analyst with Commerce
Capital Markets, an institutional research and investment banking
Horse of a Different Color
Terence Smith talks to Jim Squires, author of a new book on
the running of the Kentucky Derby: Horse of a Different Color:
A Tale of Breeding Geniuses, Dominant Females and the Fastest
Derby Winner Since Secretariat.
Monday, April 29, 2002
Independent Television News reports
on the Middle East agreement that would allow Yasser Arafat to
leave his besieged compound. For more on this development, Gwen
Ifill talks with Hisham Melhem, Washington correspondent for the
Beirut newspaper As-Safir, and David Makovsky, a senior
fellow for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
For an assessment of President Bush's foreign policy, Margaret
Warner talks to William Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard;
Jessica Tuchman Mathews, president of the Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace; and Fareed Zakaria, editor of Newsweek
Correspondent Elizabeth Brackett reports on the return of Cardinal
George to his archdiocese in Chicago after attending last week's
meetings at the Vatican.
Republic of East L.A.
Ray Suarez talks with author Luis J. Rodriguez about his book
The Republic of East L.A.
Kids with Cameras
Anne Taylor Fleming presents an essay on how children in Los Angeles
picture life in South Africa.