February 11, 2002

A panel talks about U.S. policy toward Iraq and how it is shifting under the Bush administration, partly as a result of the U.S. war on terrorism.

Yasser Arafat

February 6, 2002

A panel talks about Yasser Arafat, the longtime representative of the Palestinian people, whose leadership is being examined as the conflict in the Middle East rages on.

Alexandra Fuller: "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight" (Random House)

January 28, 2002

Alexandra Fuller discusses her childhood in Africa. Her new memoir describes growing up as the younger daughter of struggling white farmers during the revolution that turned white-ruled Rhodesia into black-ruled Zimbabwe.

Strobe Talbott: "The Age of Terror" (Basic Books)

January 14, 2002

Former deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott talks about the range of foreign policy experts' views on how the U.S. must respond to the new realities we face after September 11th.


January 9, 2002

A panel discussion about the long-standing conflict between India and Pakistan over control of Kashmir, a mountainous region between the two countries: why it boiled over recently and its significance to U.S. anti-terrorism efforts.

Nuclear Threat

December 18, 2001

A discussion about the potential for a nuclear or radiation attack on the U.S. and what can be done to prevent or protect against such an attack.

Sept. 11th Funds

December 17, 2001

A conversation about the status of the many charitable funds set up to help those affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11th, plus the federal victims' compensation fund.

Robin Wright: Sacred Rage: "The Wrath of Militant Islam" (Touchstone)

December 14, 2001

Robin Wright of the Los Angeles Times discusses her book, recently updated and re-released to meet Americans' demand for more information on the movements that gave rise to the terrorist attacks of September 11th.

Emergency Preparedness

December 12, 2001

A discussion about the ongoing work to coordinate national, state and local emergency preparedness plans. Contributors during the hour include Mayor Scott King of Gary, Indiana; Gov. Robert Wise of West Virginia and Mayor Anthony Williams...

Sam Roberts: "The Brother" (Random House)

December 11, 2001

In 1953, at the height of the Cold War, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for passing atomic secrets to the Soviets. Now, 50 years after the trial that convicted the Rosenbergs, Ethel's brother David Greenglass has spoken out on the...

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