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September 1-5, 2003
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September 4, 2003
Judicial nominee Miguel Estrada withdrew his name today after
two years of failed efforts at approval on Capitol Hill. Jim Lehrer
gets perspective from two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee,
Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) and Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.).
Five candidates for California governor participated in the first debate yesterday,
while Gov. Gray Davis held a separate question-and-answer session. Spencer Michels
highlights some of the responses.
The nine Democratic presidential candidates will address
Latino issues tonight at a debate in Albuquerque, N.M. Terence Smith discusses
the growing importance of the Latino vote in American politics with two pollsters,
Leslie Sanchez of Impacto Strategies, and Maria Cardona, director of the Hispanic
Project at the New Democratic Network.
the Lights Went Out
A congressional panel today continued to investigate
the cause of August's sweeping blackout. Kwame Holman reports.
Mao at the Opera
Jeffrey Brown looks at the opening of "Madame Mao,"
a new opera performed this summer in Santa Fe, N.M.