- Making News: Kerry Calls for an End to US Dependence on Middle East Oil
John Kerry has arrived in the Boston area, where he spoke to a last-minute rally at the Charlestown Navy Yard. Meantime, Kerry's hometown Boston Globe has pieced together what's shaping up to be a major theme. Charlie Savage, who wrote the story, reports that in Kerry's speech tomorrow night, he'll make a link between oil dependence, environmental protection, and national security.
- Reporter's Notebook: 'Alternative' Political Punditry and the Convention
Here he is again. Harry Shearer, writer, actor, director and host of the public radio program Le Show, has more on the week's activities. Today, his political punditry 'segways' from the week's abysmal TV ratings to a very privately funded send-off of a public official.
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