- Making News: Did President Bush's Message Change Public Opinion?
Several investigations have confirmed that Saddam Saddam Hussein had nothing to do with September 11, but in last night's speech to bolster support for the war, President Bush made the connection several times. Steven Kull, who directs the Program on International Policy Attitudes at the University of Maryland, offers an explanation of why the President persists in making the Saddam-terror connection.
- Reporter's Notebook: Rudy Giuliani's Years as Mayor of New York
Americans outside New York remember Rudolph Giuliani as the Mayor who held the city together after September 11, but that came at the end of his second term as a Republican leader in a Democratic city. One of his informal advisors was Fred Siegel, history professor at the Cooper Union and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. He's also author of The Prince of the City: Giuliani, New York and the Genius of American Life.
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