Politics

  • September 9, 2003  

    Jim Lehrer talks with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger about his new book “Crisis: The Anatomy of Two Major Foreign Policy Crises.” Continue reading

  • September 9, 2003  

    One of the most contentious issues facing ministers gathering in Cancun for the meeting of the World Trade Organization is how to address the use of agricultural subsidies. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on how U.S. cotton subsidies affect the global market and the life of farmers in the African nation of Mali. Continue reading

  • September 9, 2003  

    The Recording Industry Association of America on Monday filed lawsuits against 261 people for allegedly downloading thousands of copyrighted songs via popular Internet file-sharing networks. Two musicians debate the merits of the RIAA’s move and its effect on the music industry. Continue reading

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    The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on whether recently passed campaign finance regulations infringe on constitutional rights in a special one-day session on the mammoth legal challenges to the 2002 Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA). Continue reading

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    World leaders praised President Bush’s Sunday night speech as opening new possibilities for international involvement in postwar Iraq, but only Britain acted immediately by announcing it would deploy 1,200 more troops to reinforce ground security. Continue reading

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    Yasser Arafat nominated Ahmed Qurei for the position of Palestinian prime minister Sunday, one day after former Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas resigned. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2003  

    President Bush will ask Congress for $87 billion for military and intelligence operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2003  

    President Bush will ask Congress for $87 billion for military and intelligence operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Jim Lehrer gets reaction to the president’s Sunday night address from two members of the Senate Appropriations Committee. Continue reading

  • September 8, 2003  

    Mahmoud Abbas resigned after four months as Palestinian prime minister. Terence Smith discusses what lies ahead for the “road map” with Martin Indyk and William Quandt Continue reading

  • September 8, 2003  

    During an unusual late-summer session, the Supreme Court heard a challenge to campaign finance laws that were put into place in 2002. Jeffrey Brown discusses the case and arguments with Jan Crawford Greenburg, Supreme Court reporter for The Chicago Tribune. Continue reading