Conan Nolan of KNBC-TV guest hosts.
- Newsmaker: Vote on War Resolution
The debate has been long and emotional, but now Congress is on the brink of formally supporting the White House in a possible military action against Iraq. Karen Tumulty, national correspondent for Time magazine, looks at the political influences that are fueling the acrimonious debate, which comes just weeks before midterm elections.
- Reporter-s Notebook: No Precedence for US Starting a War?
Though for decades, American foreign policy has followed Teddy Roosevelt-s caveat to -walk softly and carry a big stick,- the US has made it a principle to not be the first to brandish that stick. David Greenberg, columnist for Slate.com, says it-s -historical amnesia- that makes us believe that an unprovoked invasion of Iraq would be unprecedented.
Prior to joining NBC-s LA team, Nolan reported for the network-s Salinas affiliate. He-s also worked as a television news reporter and sports anchor, as well as a public radio political reporter, in San Luis Obispo. The graduate of UC Davis grew up in Los Osos, in California-s central coast. He and his family live in the Los Angeles area.