Politics

  • September 21, 2005  

    A report on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on allegations that a secret Pentagon program, dubbed Able Danger, turned up valuable information about the alleged ringleader of the Sept. 11 attacks, Mohammed Atta, more than a year before the attacks occurred. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2005  

    An Independent Television News report from Afghanistan about the recent Parliamentary elections. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2005  

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State and chief U.S. negotiator with North Korea Christopher Hill talks about North Korea and its nuclear weapons program. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2005  

    With mounting costs for the Hurricane Katrina clean up falling into the hands of the federal government, politicians began arguing about finding a way to pay for the bill. Following a background report, two guests discuss the economic implications of paying for Katrina. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2005  

    Simon Wiesenthal, a survivor of three concentration camps who is responsible for capturing 1,100 Nazis, died Tuesday at 96 at his home in Vienna, Austria. After two background reports, a guest talks about Wiesenthal’s lifelong dedication to find and bring Nazi war criminals to justice. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2005   BY Admin 

    In spite of threats of violence, millions of voters went to the polls across Afghanistan on Sunday, choosing representatives to fill national and provincial legislatures. Continue reading

  • September 19, 2005  

    Former President Jimmy Carter and former Secretary of State James Baker, co-chairmen of the National Commission on Federal Election Reform, discuss their newly released recommendations for federal election reform. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2005  

    President Bush’s promise for federal government support in planning and financing Hurricane Katrina relief efforts has sparked a debate about the government’s role in the Gulf Coast’s recovery. Five guests share their views on the president’s proposal. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2005  

    Analysts David Brooks and Tom Oliphant discuss the federal government’s role in organizing and financing a plan to rebuild the Gulf Coast as well as the confirmation hearings for chief justice nominee John Roberts. Continue reading

  • September 16, 2005  

    In a speech in New Orleans, President Bush promised the federal government would help clean up the damage inflicted upon the Gulf Coast by Hurricane Katrina. A report from New Orleans captures reactions from politicians and survivors. Continue reading