- Making News: Enron Case Goes to the Jury
The jury in Houston today began deliberating the fate of Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling. They're the former Enron executives accused of fraud and conspiracy in one of America's biggest corporate scandals. John Emshwiller, whose 24 Days, about the collapse of the energy giant, was in the courtroom for the Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter's Notebook: Da Vinci Code Sparks Global Protests, Bad Reviews
Everyone knows about The Da Vinci Code, but few have seen it. Christians in South Korea, Thailand, Greece and India are calling for boycotts. The film, whose plot turns on the Catholic Church conspiring to commit murder to keep secret the marriage of Jesus and Mary Magdalene, was screened last night for New York critics and at the Cannes Film Festival. Peter Boyer of New Yorker magazine has more on the reaction and how it was anticipated by Sony Pictures.
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