Iraq: Whose War Is It?
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The anti-war protests may be only a shadow of the demonstrations against the war in Vietnam. Although the war is bitterly controversial, are most Americans disconnected? On Reporter’s Notebook, examining John F. Kennedy's assassination.
New Report Details the Pain Rising Gas Prices Are Inflicting ()
What’s the “tipping point” for gasoline prices—the amount that will cause drivers to really cut back on using the car? A Washington Post-ABC News poll says is $4.38 cents a gallon in most of the country and $5.12 in the west, where prices are higher.
- Christian Weller: Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress
America in Wartime: Who's Making the Sacrifices? ()
The University of Wisconsin was a hotbed of protest during the Vietnam War. Today, the war in Iraq has divided Americans almost as much, but you wouldn’t know that by visiting the Madison campus. Today, the war in Iraq has divided Americans almost as much but you wouldn't know that by visiting campuses. Previous conflicts were fought in part by Ivy League graduates and others in America's ruling elite. They signed up or they were drafted. However, the volunteers in Iraq come mostly from rural and lower-middle class America. Although the war is bitterly controversial, are most Americans disconnected? Is there a growing lack of commitment to public service or active citizenship? We hear from students at a state university and private military college, a former congressman and the author-father of a former enlisted serviceman.
- Ben White: Junior, University of Wisconsin at Madison
- Steve Robitaille: Senior at Norwich University
- Tom Andrews: National Director of Win Without War
- Frank Schaeffer: Author on the impact of war on American families
Examining John F. Kennedy’s Assassination ()
Do we now have the last word on John F. Kennedy's assassination?
- Vincent Bugliosi: Former prosecutor in the L.A. County District Attorney’s office
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