How Is President Bush Doing?


GUEST:

Ilona Nickels
*Visiting Scholar, Center on Congress, Indiana University, Bloomington, based in Washington, D.C.

Ron Elving
*NPR Senior Washington Editor

David Gergen
*Professor of Public Service, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
*Co-Director, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
*Author, Eyewitness to Power: The Essence of Leadership, Nixon to Clinton (Simon & Schuster, 2001) and Terry Sanford: Politics, Progress, and Outrageous Ambitions (Duke Univ. Press, 1999)

T.R. Reid
Bureau Chief, The Washington Post based in London *Contributor, NPR's Morning Edition
*Comments on a British parliament vote on a bill to ban fox hunting

President Bush continues to enjoy high approval ratings. Now, six months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, attention is turning to his domestic agenda. The economy, the environment and his political strength. A year and a half into his term, how is President Bush doing? Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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