- Making News: Blair-Bush Split over Uranium Evidence in Africa
The White House has admitted the State of the Union claim that Iraq tried to buy uranium in Africa was based on false information, even though President Bush has made no apologies about going to war. On the other hand, British Prime Minister Tony Blair is standing by the allegation that Saddam Hussein tried to acquire uranium from the nation of Niger. Andrew Buncombe of London-s Independent newspaper has more on the split.
- Reporters Notebook: Reverend Al Sharpton, Presidential Candidate
Ordained minister, street protester and civil rights leader Al Sharpton is now a declared candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination. As another in our series of interviews with Presidential hopefuls, Rev. Sharpton touches on several campaign issues and explains how he-s trying to move the Democratic Party back to the left.
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Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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