- Making News: Bush Hanging Loose As Iraqis Barely Hit Constitution Deadline
Making News: Bush Hanging Loose as Iraqis Barely Hit Constitution Deadline President Bush is interrupting his vacation to drum up support for the war in Iraq. In Idaho, where he-ll address the National Guard tomorrow, he voiced optimism about Iraqis and their new constitution. -They want to have a free society... In other words, democracy is unfolding.- Ashraf Khalil is in Baghdad, following the development of Iraq-s constitution for the Los Angeles Times
- Reporter-s Notebook: The Truth about the Epidemic of Fear
Franklin Delano Roosevelt famously said, "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." Generations later, fear has become a staple of American life, fostered by news reports, politicians and sales campaigns. That-s the thesis of the new book False Alarm, which says fear has consequences for human health as well as public policy. The author, Marc Siegel is a practicing internist, journalist and associate professor at NYU.
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