Early, Iraq Power Shifts
The U.S. transfers power to Iraqis two days ahead of schedule.
A U.S. Marine is taken hostage in Iraq and threatened with beheading.
Supreme Court Check-In
The Supreme Court could rule on a number of cases today.
Moon in the Senate
Reverend Moon of the Unification Church holds a ceremony in the Dirksen Senate Building.
Kerry Cancels Mayor's Conference Appearance
Rather than cross a picket line set up by city workers, presidential candidate John Kerry tells U.S. mayors, attending a conference in Boston, that he will not address them.
Subway Security in Boston
The MBTA in Boston says it plans to conduct random searches of passengers' bags in order to prevent a terrorist attack.
From "Nixon in China" to "Marriage of Figaro," we look at how politics and politicians have inspired composers.
This program aired on June 28, 2004.