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May 13, 2002 - May 17, 2002
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Thursday, May 16, 2002
Margaret Warner reports
on FBI alerts that indicate the White House was aware of increased
terror threats before September 11.
Then, Warner talks to Senator John Edwards (D-NC), member of
the Senate Select Intelligence Committee; Rep. Saxby Chambliss
(R-GA), member of the House Select Intelligence Committee; Bruce
Hoffman, vice president in the Washington office of RAND, a nonprofit
public policy think tank; and Neil C. Livingstone, chairman and
CEO of GlobalOptions, Inc., a Washington-based global security
Terence Smith reports on Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld's efforts
to abandon the Army's crusader cannon.
Ray Suarez reports on a victory for the political right in the
Dutch elections. For an analysis of the road ahead for European
politics, Suarez talks to Viktor Frolke, a correspondent for the
Dutch daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad, and Charles Kupchan,
director of European Affairs on the National Security Council
during the Clinton administration.
Terence Smith talks with author Jim Bellows about his new
book, The Last Editor.
Tuesday, May 14, 2002
After a report from Kwame Holman on the renewed debate over welfare
reform, Jim Lehrer talks with Rep. Clay Shaw (R-Fla.), who was
instrumental in passage of the welfare reform bill five years
ago; and Rep. Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.), leader of his party's alternative
Betty Ann Bowser looks at a welfare program in Oklahoma that encourages
Margaret Warner reports on the United Nations' decision to modify
sanctions against Iraq. For analysis, Warner is joined by William
Orme, who covers the United Nations for The New York Times.
Terence Smith looks at how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is
portrayed by the media in the Middle East. For more on this, Smith
is joined by Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat professor for peace
and development at the University of Maryland; and Yo'av Karny,
author and Washington columnist for Globes, a daily newspaper
based in Tel Aviv.