- Making News: President Bush's Third Speech to Win Back Support on Iraq
After his third speech designed to bolster support for the war in Iraq, President Bush stunned the crowd at Philadelphia's World Affairs Council by taking questions from the audience. Warren Vieth, who covers the White House for the Los Angeles Times, attended today's event.
- Reporter's Notebook: Climate Control Conference
The Kyoto Protocol, signed in 1997, requires wealthy countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. So far, it's failed to make much of a difference. Only this year was it ratified by enough nations to take effect--with the Bush Administration making the US famously no longer a party, even though it's the biggest emitter of all. Meantime, scientists at last week's UN climate change conference in Montreal, reminded there's no time to waste. We hear more from Myron Ebell of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Jeff Fiedler of the National Resources Defense Council.
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Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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