- Newsmaker: Mineta Faces Challenges with Airport Security - Provisions of the new airline security bill passed by Congress sound fine on paper but pose obstacles in reality that are too great to overcome. Michael Kilian, reporter and columnist for The Chicago Tribune, says it's unlikely that Transportation Secretary Norm Mineta can meet personnel and technological security deadlines.
- Reporter's Notebook: Death of Paul Hume, Music Critic Who Upset Truman - Some 51 years ago, the music critic for The Washington Post outraged Harry Truman with a lackluster review of a vocal recital by the then-President's daughter. Stephen Hess, advisor to several presidents, recalls the review and controversial publication of Truman's fiery response to critic Paul Hume who died this week at the age of 85.
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