Margaret Warner talks with author Vernon Jordan about his new book: "Vernon Can Read! A Memoir."…
As part of former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky's Favorite Poem Project, Seattle-based technical writer Annik Stahl gives a Thanksgiving-themed reading.
Essayist Roger Rosenblatt says grace.
Newshour essayists Richard Rodriguez, Clarence Page, Jim Fisher, Anne Taylor Fleming and Roger Rosenblatt discuss their impressions of America's mood after yesterday's airplane crash and other post-Sept. 11 events.
Terence Smith talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about his new book, "Reaching for Glory."…
Former poet laureate Robert Pinsky shares his thoughts about the world after September 11.
Richard Rodriguez considers how obituaries have changed since Sept. 11.
The poetry of Lawrence Ferlinghetti: "Are There Not Still Fireflies."…
Roger Rosenblatt considers fear in the United States after the terrorist attacks.
After decades of civil war and years of drought, Afghanistan is facing a humanitarian crisis of "stunning proportions" according to the United Nations.
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