Former Defense Sec’y Robert McNamara (who referred to himself as former Secretary of State) appeared with anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott (who said she’s not an anti-nuclear activist but a pediatrician and specialist in global preventive medicine). Strange bedfellows? Maybe, but they’re talking about the remaining threat from ...
On today’s show, we play excerpts from John Kerry’s Westminster College speech Friday, his most specific yet about what he’d do differently in Iraq. Wonder why this was only on page A12 of Saturday’s NY Times. Here is a link to the full text. http://www.johnkerry.com/pressroom/speeches/spc_2004_0430.html
And we ...
Some email from listeners today:
On blacking out Ted Koppel tonight:
“… when the clean up of the Trade Center was celebrated, part of the ceremony was a reading of all the names of the dead, complete with flags waving and tears. No one objected to that.”
On the ...
Read an excerpt from the 9/11 commission Staff Statement regarding the evacuation of Saudi Flights in the days after the September 11 attacks.
Read Craig Unger's piece about the flights from Vanity Fair
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Using a number 2 pencil, mark the answer that most reflects reality:
1.Social Promotion harms kids by not holding them accountable.
2.Leaving kids back harms kids by making them feel old and useless.
Well, if studies of Chicago’s end to social promotion are any indication, the correct answer ...