• April 26, 2004  

    Betty Ann Bowser provides a report on sexual assault in the military. Continue reading

  • April 22, 2004  

    Guest essayist Frank Schaeffer, whose latest book is “Faith of Our Sons: A Father’s Wartime Diary” offers some thoughts about those who send troops to war. Continue reading

  • April 19, 2004  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt considers truth and movie-making. Continue reading

  • April 14, 2004   BY Admin 

    Some 20 million South African voters went to the polls Wednesday for the country’s third parliamentary election since the end of the brutal white-dominated apartheid rule in 1994. Continue reading

  • April 12, 2004  

    Hollywood is preparing a new offensive against pirates, but not the ones on the big screen. Jeffrey Kaye reports on recent film-industry initiatives to stamp out counterfeit copies of the major studio motion pictures. Continue reading

  • April 9, 2004  

    Two people who have survived periods of horrific genocide have teamed up to speak about their experiences in the Holocaust and Rwanda, with the hope of preventing such acts from happening again. Jeffrey Brown speaks to David Gewirtzman and Jacqueline Murekatete about their experiences and how they met. Continue reading

  • April 6, 2004  

    Essayist Roger Rosenblatt celebrates the spring, when the Pulitzer Prizes and Poets & Writers magazine praise the craft of writers. Rosenblatt says this recognition comes as a welcome relief in a world where “the people, practices and institutions that conspire against the writing life are so plentiful.” Continue reading

  • April 1, 2004  

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Shipler observed some impoverished working Americans and their families for years to research his new book, “The Working Poor.” Ray Suarez speaks with Shipler about his book and the interlocking problems that challenge the climb out of poverty. Continue reading

  • March 30, 2004  

    Kate DiCamillo’s novel “The Tale of Despereaux” won the 2004 Newberry Medal, an award given for children’s literature. Jeffrey Brown speaks with DiCamillo about her award-winning novel. Continue reading

  • March 29, 2004  

    Abortion rights activists filed challenges Monday to a new federal law that bans late-term abortions. Judges will hear evidence in three separate trials about the law’s constitutionality. Two experts discuss the reasons for the challenges. Continue reading