- Newsmaker: Arafat and Sharon Agree to Cease Fire Effort Brokered by CIA's Tenet - CIA Director George Tenet has reportedly pushed Israel and the Palestinian Authority to make their most important agreement since bloody hostilities broke out 8 months ago. Wafa Amr, senior Arabic correspondent for Reuters News Service's Jerusalem Bureau, details the demands and difficulties of the agreement.
- Reporter's Notebook: Kissinger's Does America Need a Foreign Policy? - Celebrating the publication of his new book, Does America Need a Foreign Policy?, former Secretary of State and 1973 Nobel Peace Prize-winner Henry Kissinger joins us for a lively discussion of geopolitics, international law, and renewed controversy about Kissinger himself.
Fetal Rights or Abortion Politics?
The House has passed the Unborn Victims of Violence Act, making it a separate crime to harm or kill a fetus while committing another crime. Though the bill is unlikely to pass the Senate, similar laws already are on the books in several states. Supporters claim the intent is to protect unborn children from violent crime. Opponents contend giving rights to fetuses is the first step in dismantling the right to choose established by Roe v. Wade. We hear both sides, from a national right-to-life spokesman, Congressional representatives from both sides of the aisle, and a public policy expert who's written on fetal policies across the US.