Show rundown for 4/2/2003Play
International Red Cross in Jordan
A report from the International Red Cross in Jordan.
U.S Moves into "Red Zone," Counters Critics
Central Command officials said that the U.S. military has destroyed the Baghdad division of the Republican Guard on it's continuing apporach to Iraq's capitol, and has entered the so-called "Red Zone," the front outside of Baghdad.
We speak with Peter Arnett, who was recently fired by NBC for comments he made on Iraqi television about the U.S. war plan and Saddam Hussein.
A "Generation of Trust" and the History of Protest
A discussion about the history of war protest in the U.S. with David King, author of "Generation of Trust."
Report from Northern Iraq
WBUR's Michael Goldfarb reports on the latest on military action around Northern Iraq.
American Kurds on the War
We speak with Kurds living in America keeping a wary eye on the war in Iraq.
Controversial "Boondocks" Strip Pulled
The Boston Globe and some other newspapers pulled last Saturday's comic strip "The Boondocks" from its pages, and we find out why.
Classical War Music
We hear and discuss classical music that has been inspired by — or created in response to — war. PLAYLIST: Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto, 3rd movement, Benjamin Britten: War Requiem, Lacrimosa/ "Move Him into the Sun," Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 in c-minor, 1st movement, Kurt Weill: "Zu Potsdam" from "Ute Lemper sings Kurt Weill," Olivier Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time
Today News Wrap-Up April 2, 2003
A wrap-up of the day's developments.
This program aired on April 2, 2003.