- Making News: Baghdad Rebounding from Looting and Violence?
The Pentagon says the major battles are over in the war on Iraq, and that next on the agenda is restoring civic order in that devastated country. In Baghdad, religious clerics have started doing the job at the point of a gun. We get an update tonight from Anthony Shadid, who-s in Baghdad for the Washington Post. (A portion of this interview was originally broadcast earlier today on To the Point.)
- Reporter's Notebook: Secretary Paige on Religion in Public Education
Speaking to the Baptist Press last week, Secretary of Education Rod Paige caused some consternation when he said that, all things considered, he prefers schools with Christian values. Jewish and Muslim groups and civil rights organizations raised an outcry. Does he advocate the teaching of Christianity in public schools? Last week, Paige set the record straight. (A shorter version of this interview was originally broadcast February 11 on To the Point.)