Nation

  • November 20, 2003  

    Mike Mosettig is a senior producer for foreign affairs and defense at The NewsHour With Jim Lehrer. In this interview, he reflects on his experiences as a junior reporter when the news broke that President Kennedy had been assassinated. Continue reading

  • November 20, 2003  

    In this extended interview from "JFK: Breaking the News," Eddie Barker, former news director for the CBS television and radio affiliates in Dallas, relays his experiences covering the assassination of President Kennedy as a local newsman. Continue reading

  • November 19, 2003  

    A day after Massachusetts’ highest court rules against the ban on same-sex marriages, Terence Smith examines the proliferation — and popularity — of gay and lesbian-oriented television shows, and what this new trend in American television suggests about public attitudes toward homosexuality. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003   BY Admin 

    As military officials continue to investigate the cause of Saturday’s crash of two helicopters in Mosul that killed 17 American soldiers, the U.S. military has stepped up its campaign to fight insurgents in Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit. Continue reading

  • November 17, 2003  

    New York Times correspondent John Burns speaks with Jim Lehrer about the experience of being back in Baghdad after six months. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003   BY Admin 

    Two American soldiers and a civilian contractor were killed in Iraq late Thursday as a U.S. military operation designed to crack down on suspected terrorists and Saddam Hussein loyalists continued into Friday. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Pentagon has ordered officials at Arlington National Cemetery to enforce rules limiting press coverage of funerals by distancing reporters from graveside services. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003  

    In light of the current rape trial of basketball star Kobe Bryant, Terence Smith examines the ubiquity of tabloid-style journalism and its impact on mainstream coverage. Continue reading

  • November 14, 2003  

    In recent random tests of almost 1,200 Major League Baseball players, between 5 and 7 percent of them tested positive for the use of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs. Jeffrey Brown gets perspective from Sports Illustrated senior baseball writer Tom Verducci. Continue reading

  • November 13, 2003   BY Admin 

    Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from office Thursday for his refusal to obey a federal court order to move his Ten Commandments monument from the rotunda of the state courthouse in August. Continue reading