Show rundown for 6/5/2003

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Executive Editor, Managing Editor Resign from NYT

New York Times Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd resigned from the New York Times today.

Lawmakers Work for Tax Plan Compromise

Today lawmakers may reach a compromise on the child care tax credit that was dropped from the latest tax cut law. The compromise may extend the credit to poor families, but richer ones too.

Report Says Cheney Pressured CIA on Iraq

The Washington Post reports that the CIA was pressured by Vice President Dick Cheney to make their evaluations of Iraq's weapons program fit with the Bush administration's policy objectives.

Columbia's Civil War

The Civil War in Columbia has raged on for 39 years. In a recent article for the New York Times, Juan Forero writes that the war is now spilling over into neighboring counties.

Israelis Protest Sharon on Settlement Pledge

As Ariel Sharon pledges to remove settlements some Israeli settlers pledge they won't move an inch.

Rebuilding Palestinian Homes

As thousands of Palestinian homes have been destroyed we'll look at plans to rebuild.

Mailbag 6/5/2003

We dip into our mail bag and hear from our listeners.

Baseball Poetry

We offer our latest poetry challenge, baseball.

This program aired on June 5, 2003.

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