Show rundown for 9/17/2004

Download Audio

Florida Ballots

Elections officials in Florida are getting ready to mail out absentee ballots. A court is set to decide if Ralph Nader's name will be among the names of presidential candidates.

Presidential Campaign Game

Candidates Bush and Kerry addressed the National Guard convention this week.

RNC Arrest Fallout

1821 people were arrested during the Republican National Convention in August and litigation against some of the arrests is expected. Alexandra Marks, from the Christian Science Monitor, has details of some of the complaints.

Crowd Control and the Secret Service

Professor Philip Melanson describes the role of the Secret Service in crowd control at political events. Melanson is author of "The Secret Service: The Hidden History of an Enigmatic Agency."

Letters 9/17/04

We open the listener mailbag.

Abstinence and the Truth

Lots of kids say they will refrain from sex until marriage, but what really happens?

This program aired on September 17, 2004.


More from Here & Now

Listen Live