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Thursday January 11, 2007

Reaction to Bush’s Iraq Speech

Condoleeza Rice and Robert Gates are on Capitol Hill, where the topic is Iraq. And we look back at President Bush’s speech outlining his plan for more troops in Iraq.

A Woman for Harvard

Harvard University is searching for a president. We look at some of the candidates for the job and ask, “What if Harvard has a woman at the helm?”

Sports Update

The world of sports with Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield.

Viva Las Vegas!

Las Vegas loves Elvis. Here & Now’s Karyn Miller-Medzon ran the Las Vegas Marathon and found lots of Elvis’s running with her. And show girls, too.

Robin and Jeremy

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

September 12 8 Comments

Senator: Arab Countries ‘Need To Step To The Plate’ In Fight Against ISIS

Mark Begich (D-AK) is one of the few members of Congress speaking out against a key part of President Obama's plan for fighting the Islamic State.

September 12 Comment

Ecuadorian Drilling Damage Inspires Documentary

An American and an Ecuadorian are inspired to help Ecuador heal from decades of drilling and oil spills.

September 11 9 Comments

Doctor: 9/11 Responders’ Illnesses Becoming Worse

A World Trade Center Health Program medical provider says chronic illnesses affecting first responders are lingering and becoming worse.

September 11 Comment

Dennis Lehane Takes ‘The Drop’ From Screen To Page

Author Dennis Lehane discusses adapting a screenplay into a novel.