- Newsmaker: Economic Turmoil in Argentina - Thirty-six million Argentines began life today with a caretaker government after the resignation of elected President Fernando de la R-a. He was driven from office by two days of deadly riots over an economic crisis that has been brewing for years. Andrew Graham-Yooll is Editor-in-Chief of the English language daily Buenos Aires Herald. (Originally broadcast on To the Point, earlier today.)
- Reporter's Notebook: Crossing Afghanistan, and the World, by Foot In 1972, Dave Kunst became the first person to circle the landmass of Earth on foot. Recently, "the Earthwalker" wrote an account of that trip. It was a perilous journey across Afghanistan from Iran, through the Khyber Pass, into Pakistan and places that have become familiar to others only recently.