- Making News: 1996 Olympic Bomber Eric Rudolph Arraigned
Eric Robert Rudolph, the most notorious fugitive on the FBI-s -most wanted- list, is on his way to the jailhouse in Birmingham, Alabama. Earlier today, there was heavy security as he appeared in federal court in Asheville, North Carolina. Erica Beshears was at the courthouse, following the story of the elusive serial bomber, for the Charlotte Observer.
- Reporter's Notebook: Susan Sontag on War, Politics and the Pain of Others
Just after the Vietnam War, Susan Sontag wrote about the power of images in On Photography. Though her new book was written before the war in Iraq, Regarding the Pain of Others, also focuses on the influence of photography and the experience of -being a spectator of calamities taking place in another country.- Sontag discusses how political context and technology impact our memory of these events and what it means for the future.
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