• July 23, 2004  

    President Bush and Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., both addressed the National Urban League last week. Continue reading

  • July 15, 2004  

    Comedian Bill Cosby created controversy recently with pointed public criticism of parenting practices in certain African-American communities. Ray Suarez discusses Cosby’s controversial comments with Dr. Alvin Poussaint, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, and Ta-Nehisi Coates, a writer for the Village Voice. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2004   BY Karyn Schwartz  

    Some have declared the research to be morally repugnant. Others have said scientists have been wildly optimistic in their promises of how treatments may help patients. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2004  

    After a background report, Senators discuss the rejected bid to amend the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage, likely tabling the measure for the rest of this election year. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2004  

    Clarence Page argues the mere act of judgment is regarded as hatred in modern-day street lingo. Page then asks, if anyone who offers a critique of another now can be called full-blown hater, is there any language left to identify the true bigots? Continue reading

  • July 7, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with former President Bill Clinton about the 2004 presidential campaign, Bush foreign policy, the Monica Lewinsky scandal and his new memoir, “My Life.” Continue reading

  • July 6, 2004  

    Essayist Richard Rodriguez argues that some American politicians and religious leaders have successfully shortened the separation between the political assembly and the pulpit and allowed America to see itself as the Judeo-Christian nation against which Osama bin Laden said he is fighting a religious war. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Correspondent Jeffrey Brown explores the words of Winston Churchill at a new Library of Congress exhibition. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2004  

    Paul Solman reports on the Wal-Mart sex discrimination lawsuit, the largest employment discrimination case to head to court. Continue reading

  • July 2, 2004  

    Legendary actor Marlon Brando died Thursday in Los Angeles at age 80. Arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown discusses Brando’s career and lasting impact with Time magazine film critic Richard Schickel, who wrote a biography about Brando. Continue reading