- Making News: The Bush Veterans' Day Speech
Speaking in Pennsylvania today, President Bush said critics of the war in Iraq are making "false charges" and trying to "re-write history." Richard Wolffe is Senior White House Correspondent for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Changing Technology of Warfare
The armistice that ended World War I went into effect in 1918, 87 years ago to the day. Armistice Day was declared a holiday in 1926, and it was changed to Veterans' Day in 1954. With the passing of many decades, the nature of warfare has changed. Two areas in which that is most obvious are technology and medicine. Historian Richard Kohn, former Chief of History for the US Air Force, considers the evolution of combat.
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