- Making News: The Recall-s Home Stretch
It-s now certain that California voters will decide on October 7 whether to recall Governor Gray Davis. The 135 challengers who want to replace him have just 13 days left to campaign. Tonight in Sacramento, the five candidates who have made the strongest showing in statewide polls will square off in the -super bowl- debate, the only one in which Arnold Schwarzenegger has agreed to take part. Mark Barabak is a political writer for the Los Angeles Times.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Cross-Border Trafficking of Humans in Era of Globalization
In his speech yesterday to the United Nations, President Bush warned about the -special evil in the abuse and exploitation- of children, and he blamed human trafficking for the spread of AIDS and underwriting of organized crime and terrorism. Slavery is the subject of tomorrow night's episode of the PBS series Wide Angle. Stephen Segaller, executive producer of Dying to Leave, looks at the worldwide traffic in human beings.
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