- Newsmaker: Attorney General Nominee Ashcroft - President-Elect Bush has named John Ashcroft as his nominee for Attorney General. Jo Mannies, chief political correspondent for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, cautions that Ashcroft's views on abortion, civil rights and the confederacy may create some bumps in his road to confirmation.
- Reporter's Notebook: Soderbergh on Traffic - Drug trafficking affects everyone in the chain, from the user and dealers to the cops and US Drug Czar. Are there any solutions? Steven Soderbergh, director of Erin Brokovish and Out of Sight, talks with Warren Olney about the complexity of the war on drugs and his provocative new film Traffic.
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