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August 5, 2002 - August 9, 2002
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Thursday, August 8, 2002
Kwame Holman reports on the Iraqi opposition to Saddam Hussein.
For further analysis, Margaret Warner gets perspective from Sharif
Ali Bin Al Hussein, leader of the Constitutional Monarchy Movement
and heir to the Iraqi throne, and Barham Salih, the prime minister
of the government that controls the American- and British-protected
Kurdish region of northern Iraq.
Betty Ann Bowser presents the first of two reports on fighting
the fires in the West.
Ray Suarez reports on the International Monetary Fund’s $30
billion package to bail out Brazil’s failing economy. Joining
him for analysis are Ruben Barbosa, Brazil’s ambassador to the
United States, and Peter Hakim, president of Inter-American Dialogue,
a Washington-based research group focusing on Latin America.
Jim Lehrer speaks with Catherine Arnst, a senior writer for
Business Week magazine, about the latest episode in the
crackdown on corporate abuse.
Wednesday, August 7, 2002
Threat and Response
Terence Smith looks at the Bush administration's efforts
to weigh its options on Iraq with Trudy Rubin, "Worldview" columnist
for the Philadelphia Inquirer; John Diaz, editorial page
editor of the San Francisco Chronicle; Jay Bookman, columnist
and deputy editorial page editor for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution;
and Joseph Perkins, a columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Ray Suarez profiles Alvaro Uribe, Colombia’s newly sworn-in
president, who won the election with promises to crack down on
Marxist guerrillas and pledges to make a greater effort in the
war on drugs.
Kwame Holman reports on the effects of redistricting with
a look at yesterday’s Michigan primary. For further analysis,
Margaret Warner talks with Norman Ornstein, resident scholar at
the American Enterprise Institute, and Thomas Mann, a senior fellow
at the Brookings Institution.
Ann Taylor Fleming looks at the future of Los Angeles.
Tuesday, August 6, 2002
Kwame Holman provides
an updated look at the Iraq weapons inspections give-and-take.
Then, Margaret Warner discusses the possible political ramifications
of the Iraqi offers with Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Professor
of Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, and Patrick
Clawson, the deputy director of the Washington Institute for Near
Politics of Trade
Paul Solman reports on the ongoing international fight over
the steel trade.
Ray Suarez provides the latest news on the West Nile virus,
and leads a discussion with Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of
the Centers for Disease Control, and David Hood, secretary of
the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
Jim Lehrer reports on the efforts to recover the remains
of the Civil War-era ship the USS Monitor with Captain Craig McLean,
director of Ocean Exploration at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric