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May 8, 2003
Kwame Holman reports on the Senate deadlock over two judicial
Margaret Warner follows up with Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Sen. Charles Schumer,
D-N.Y., two of the key players on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Times: California's Budget
Spencer Michels reports on efforts in California
to fight the state's budget deficit problem. The report is the first in a series
examining how states are dealing with record budget shortfalls.
The worldwide death toll from SARS rose above 500 today.
Ray Suarez reports.
Then, Suarez discusses the
realities of the disease with Dr. Howard Markel, a medical historian; Marilyn
Chase, a health reporter for The Wall Street Journal; and Dr. Jeffrey Koplan,
vice president for academic health affairs at Emory University.
Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the Pulitzer Prize-winning
A Problem from Hell: American in the Age of Genocide with its author, Samantha
Terence Smith reports
on tornadoes and violent thunderstorms that killed at least 35 people last
night in Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee. Then, Smith holds a follow-up
discussion on the devastating storms with Gov. Bob Holden of Missouri and
Dan McCarthy, a warning coordination meteorologist with the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration's Storm Prediction Center.
The Democrats are off and running for president, and Gwen
Ifill reports on their recent debate in South Carolina.
Ray Suarez reports on the practicalities and politics of the
search for weapons of mass destruction. For perspective, he speaks with Terence
Taylor, a lead weapons inspector for the chemical and biological team in the 1990s,
and David Albright, a former analyst and inspector who monitored Iraq's nuclear
program from 1992 to 1997.
Margaret Warner speaks with Rick Atkinson, who recently
won the Pulitzer Prize for his book, An Army at Dawn.