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October 28, 2002 - November 1, 2002
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Wednesday, October 30, 2002
New York Times reporter John Burns on the mood inside Iraq
as tensions with the U.S. remain high.
Following Kwame Holman's report on the renewed controversy
over America's immigration policy toward Haitians, Gwen Ifill
discusses the varying government policies toward immigrants with
Dina Paul Parks, executive director of the National Coalition
for Haitian Rights and Jan Ting, former assistant commissioner
for refugees, asylum and parole at the Immigration and Naturalization
Ted Robbins looks at Arizona's new slant on campaign finance reform.
2002 - the Governors
Ray Suarez reports on the gubernatorial races to watch on Election
Day next Tuesday, and speaks with Ron Faucheux, editor-in-chief
of Campaign and Elections magazine and Chuck Todd, chief editor
of The Hotline, a daily political newsletter.
Former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky offers a poem about
the masks we wear.
Tuesday, October 29, 2002
2002: The Economy
Following a report by Kwame Holman on the effects of the
weakened economy on voters' decisions, Gwen Ifill talks with Gary
Jacobson, professor of political science at the University of
California, San Diego; Kim Wallace, chief political analyst at
Lehman Brothers, a global investment bank; and Tom Gallagher,
political economist and senior managing director at the International
Strategy and Investment Group, a Wall Street research firm.
Terence Smith reports on how the media is using computers
to provide better coverage of this year's campaign season.
Ray Suarez first looks at the controversy surrounding the new
federal board created to oversee the accounting industry. Then
he talks with Joseph Grundfest, a former commissioner at the Securities
and Exchange Commission, and Nancy Smith, former director of the
SEC's investor education office.
Simon Marks looks at the recent German elections in the context
of the troubled U.S.-German relationship.
Monday, October 28, 2002
Terence Smith discusses the assassination of an American
diplomat in Jordan with Youssef Ibrahim, a senior fellow at the
Council on Foreign Relations.
Independent Television News reports on the aftermath of this
weekend's deadly effort to rescue hundreds of hostages from a
Gwen Ifill speaks with Edward Lozansky, president of American
University in Moscow; Celeste Wallander, director of the Russia
and Eurasia program at the Center for Strategic and International
Studies; and Neil Livingstone, chairman of the Board of Global
Options, a security consulting firm.
for the Senate
Betty Ann Bowser reports on the contentious battle in New Jersey
over a U.S. Senate seat.
After a report from Spencer Michels on the landslide victory of
Brazilian president-elect Lula da Silva, Margaret Warner speaks
with Paulo Sotero, Washington correspondent for the Brazilian
newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo; Kristin Forbes, a professor at
the Sloan school at MIT; and Tony Avirgan, international policy
coordinator at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington.