- Newmaker: Washington State's Reaction to Bridge Threat - National Guard troops have been sent to California suspension bridges because of what Governor Davis calls "credible threats" of terrorist attacks. But Davis is taking some heat for causing undue alarm. Peter Callahan of Tacoma's News Tribune has the response of other West Coast governors who chose not to go public.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bush Signs Executive Order Blocking Access to Presidential Documents - President Bush signed an executive order last night that would change the rules for access to presidential papers, rules established after court fights over documents from the Nixon Administration. Historian and presidential biographer Robert Dallek shares the outrage of other historians, scholars and journalists to limit access to presidential papers.
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