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Tuesday March 15, 2005

Is Zarqawi Planning a U.S. Strike?

Time Magazine is reporting that Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, said to be responsible for so many attacks in Iraq, has been pondering strikes inside the United States.

Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Congress tackles the issue of identity theft. We’ll ask how the average person can protect their private information.

Balkan Violence

The President of Kosovo was the apparent subject of an assassination attempt. We’ll take a look at the region, and at efforts to bring war criminals from the Bosnian and Kosovar conflicts to justice in the Hague.

Admissions Website Hacked

An ethicist considers Harvard University’s decision to exclude any MBA applicants who took advantage of a hack to view their admissions results before they were released publicly.

A New Lovecraft Anthology

Bill Marx talks with the editor of a new anthology of stories by the father of contemporary horror writing, H.P. Lovecraft.

Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

June 29 5 Comments

First Known Plane Hijacking Was A Flight To Freedom

Nearly 60 years ago, a forced laborer in a Hungarian brick factory hatched a far-fetched plan to escape.

June 29 24 Comments

Paul Thurmond Explains His Change Of Heart On The Confederate Flag

The state senator is now among those calling for the flag to be removed from near the South Carolina State House.

June 26 4 Comments

What Happens When Mavericks Gather For Family Reunion

Their family name inspired the English word we know today. We drop in on their unusual family reunion in San Antonio.

June 25 79 Comments

Controversial New Textbooks Go Into Use This Fall In Texas

The books contain information challenged by academics, that critics say is making education far too political.