- Making News: UK to Table Iraq Resolution in UN Security Council
President Bush said today that the US will work with the Security Council -to make it clear that the demands of the world and the United Nations will be enforced.- Meantime, at the Council, Great Britain introduced a new resolution declaring Iraq in material breach of UN demands. Reuters- Evelyn Leopold says the latest resolution sets the stage for war.
- Reporter's Notebook: Has Political Fire Gone out of Contemporary Music?
Despite predictions, last night-s Grammy Awards did not become a forum for anti-war protest. Though Bonnie Raitt and Limp Bizkit-s Fred Durst both referred to possible war in Iraq, Simon and Garfunkle said they played their Sounds of Silence not because of politics but because it had been their first big hit. Brent Staples, who has written for Downbeat and other music publications, attributes the change to the affect of media conglomeration.
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