Show rundown for 4/22/2003

Download Audio

N. Korea, China, and U.S. to Meet for Summit

We get a preview of a three-day summit of officials of North Korea, China, and the U.S. concerning recent controversy over North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear program.

Rebuilding Education in Iraq

Dick Gordon, host of the NPR show "The Connection," speaks with us from Baghdad about efforts to rebuild schools and the country's education infrastructure.

Goldfarb in London

We speak with correspondent Michael Goldfarb about his reporting from Northern Iraq during the war.

Asthma in Harlem

A new study shows that 25 percent of children living in Manhattan's Harlem section have symptoms of asthma.

Health and Meditation

Health reporter Judy Foreman speaks to us about a new report on the health benefits associated with the Eastern art of meditation.

Ed Koch on New York Finances

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch speaks with us about the current financial straits of the city — the worst fiscal crisis facing Manhattan since the mid 1970s.

Nina Simone Remembered

An appreciation of jazz vocalist Nina Simone, who died yesterday at the age of 70.

North Carolina Panhandler Law

A new ordinance in the city of Greensboro, North Carolina requires panhandlers to get licenses to beg for spare change on the streets.

Christian McBride on Bass

We speak with renowned jazz bass virtuoso Christian McBride and listen to his new music.

This program aired on April 22, 2003.

Headshot of Robin Young

Robin Young Co-Host, Here & Now
Robin Young brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to her role as host of Here & Now.



More from Here & Now

Listen Live