Arts

  • November 18, 2003   BY Admin 

    Massachusetts’ highest court ruled in a 4-3 decision Tuesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and ordered the state legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days. Continue reading

  • November 18, 2003  

    Massachusetts’ highest court ruled in a 4-3 decision Tuesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and ordered the state legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days. Experts debate the impact of the ruling. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt discusses the inside advantage of claiming to be an outsider in American politics. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003  

    Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune explores America’s interest in court television. Continue reading

  • November 12, 2003  

    A new case asks the Supreme Court to consider whether younger workers can use anti-discrimination laws to sue employers that favor older employees with retirement savings benefits. Ray Suarez discusses this case of alleged reverse discrimination with Chicago Tribune Supreme Court correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg. Continue reading

  • November 12, 2003  

    Schools throughout the United States are struggling to overcome the achievement gap between white and Asian students, who tend to do better in school than black and Hispanic students. John Merrow reports on this gap and how one New York public school is trying to eradicate it. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2003  

    Essayist Anne Taylor Fleming sees a yin and yang in two recent critically acclaimed films: Sofia Coppola’s “Lost in Translation” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Kill Bill.” Continue reading

  • November 7, 2003  

    Some Native Americans who live on the dozen Indian reservations in eastern San Diego County have not received the same attention as other Californians for their suffering. Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles visited the devastated San Pasqual Reservation, where one third of the residents’ homes were devoured by flames. Continue reading

  • November 6, 2003  

    A recent survey by the Pew Research Center suggests that Americans are evenly divided but increasingly polarized over political issues, including Iraq. Margaret Warner and experts discuss what the survey results mean for the presidential campaigns and the 2004 election. Continue reading

  • November 5, 2003  

    Leszek Kolakowski, an anti-Communist Polish philosopher at Oxford University in England, was awarded the first $1 million John W. Kluge prize for lifetime achievement in the humanities. Jeffrey Brown reports on Kolakowski and the new honor. Continue reading