March 5, 2004 Haiti falls into a state of emergency after President Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns and flees the country. Democratic Sen. John Kerry becomes the presumptive presidential nominee for his party, while President Bush sharpens his attack with a media blitz. NPR's Tony Cox discusses these two big news headlines with columnist Laura Washington of the Chicago Sun-Times and San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Joseph Perkins.
January 1, 1997 Robert talks to six people to get their expert opinions and predictions for 1997including E.J. Dionne, author of Why Americans Hate Politics. He talks about a new year of change in politics. Holly Brubach, Style Editor for the New York Times Magazine, predicts new trends for 1997. David Wyss, Research Director at DRI/McGraw Hill, predicts what the economy will be like in the new year. Jack Matthews, Senior Film Critic for Newsday, predicts some new lows in the film industry, as well as new business ideas. Brock Meeks, Washington Correspondent for MSNBC, talks about new computer technology. And finally, Leslie Pinson, Senior Editor of the Weekly World News, relays what his staff psychics have predicted for 1997.
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