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  • June 12, 2003  

    Veteran news anchor David Brinkley died at his home in Houston on Wednesday. Terence Smith speaks with former NewsHour co-anchor Robert MacNeil about his work with the late journalist. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Pulitzer Prize Board announced Tuesday it would reconsider the 1932 award given to New York Times Moscow correspondent Walter Duranty, accused of deliberately not reporting the "forced famine" in Ukraine during the regime of Josef Stalin. Continue reading

  • June 10, 2003  

    Terence Smith discusses whether the American media too willingly accepted the story of the rescue of Private Jessica Lynch as presented by the Pentagon. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2003   BY Admin 

    The U.S. military will pull thousands of troops back from the Korean peninsula’s "demilitarized zone" or "DMZ," the dividing line between North Korea and South Korea, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2003  

    U.S. troops will pull back from the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea. Margaret Warner talks with two members of the congressional delegation that returned from North Korea just prior to that announcement, Rep. Curt Weldon (R-Penn.) and Rep. Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.). Continue reading

  • June 6, 2003  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports on this weekend’s Belmont Stakes, in which the horse Funny Cide could win the Triple Crown. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2003  

    Jim Lehrer talks with political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks about the president’s efforts to negotiate Middle East peace, criticism of the Justice Department’s treatment of post-Sept. 11 detainees, and the controversy at the New York Times. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2003   BY Admin 

    New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd resigned from their posts Thursday in the wake of a damaging plagiarism scandal and amid lingering worries about the newspaper’s management style and work atmosphere. Continue reading

  • June 5, 2003  

    New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd resigned from their posts in the wake of a damaging plagiarism scandal and criticisms about the newspaper’s management style. Terence Smith examines whether the resignations will restore confidence within its newsroom and in the public’s eyes. Continue reading

  • June 4, 2003  

    Terence Smith reports on the Senate’s consideration of the Federal Communications Commission’s new media ownership rules. Continue reading