Politics

  • December 2, 2003  

    The Supreme Court may refine the line between church and state with its ruling in a case over whether a state can withhold scholarship money from a student studying theology. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2003  

    The Supreme Court may refine the line between church and state with its ruling in a case over whether a state can withhold scholarship money from a student studying theology. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2003  

    Iraq’s senior Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, claims the coalition’s plan to transfer power does not pay proper heed to Islam. Kwame Holman reviews the role of religion in the governance of Iraq. Then, Jim Lehrer follows up with Juan Cole of the University of Michigan and Gary Sick of Columbia University. Continue reading

  • November 28, 2003  

    More than ten mutual fund companies have been implicated or investigated for questionable or illegal trading practices. Two experts offer advice on how the investing public can deal with the scandals. Continue reading

  • November 28, 2003  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks offer their takes on Congress’ passage of sweeping Medicare changes, President Bush’s surprise visit to Iraq and the week’s other political news. Continue reading

  • November 27, 2003   BY  

    President Bush made a surprise Thanksgiving Day visit to U.S. troops in Baghdad in a mission to boost morale, marking the first time an American president has visited Iraq. Continue reading

  • November 27, 2003  

    President Bush surprised U.S. troops in Iraq by delivering a Thanksgiving Day message to them in person. Ray Suarez speaks with Christian Caryl of Newsweek magazine about the president’s visit. Continue reading

  • November 27, 2003  

    Despite continuing violence and attacks, many humanitarian groups and American agencies have continued the work of trying to rebuild Iraq. Andrew Natsios, the head of U.S. Agency for International Development, outlines the work of his organization to help Iraqis rebuild a nation ravaged by decades of neglect and war. Continue reading

  • November 26, 2003   BY  

    The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency adopted a resolution Wednesday that condemns Iran’s 18-year cover-up of its nuclear program, but welcomed Iran’s new openness and cooperation. Continue reading

  • November 26, 2003  

    Margaret Warner speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Herbert Donald about his book, “We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends.” Continue reading