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On the Ground in Iran

In this first hand report, we hear from high-ranking officials and ordinary Iranians about U.S. threats, and about what the election of a new president will mean for the people of Iran.


The Past, Present and Future of Nuclear Weapons

On this edition, we look at the past, present and possible future of nuclear weapons, from the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, to the War on Terror.


Hiroshima and its Legacy Today

On this special edition of Making Contact, producer Reese Erlich looks at how the Hiroshima bombing set the moral and political tone for future aggression where we’ll hear from both Japanese and American atomic bomb survivors, and from today’s anti-nuke activists.


Out of Bounds: War and International Humanitarian Law

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at International Humanitarian Law and how it applies to depleted uranium weapons and humanitarian aid in Iraq. We also hear about an important war crimes case in Guatemala.


Just War? U.S. Invasion of Iraq

On this edition of Making Contact, we take a look at the U.S. push toward war. We also examine US plans to develop and potentially use so-called mini-nukes.


The Threat of Peace: Questioning War Against Iraq (encore edition)

President Bush has often repeated that the Iraqi regime poses a “grave and growing danger” to the United States. But many people question that assessment. There’s little doubt that Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is a repressive leader who’s used chemical weapons in the past. But is the United States justified in going to war against Iraq?