When Jesse Thorn's college radio show got picked up for national distribution by Public Radio International in 2007, he became the youngest national host in public radio history.
The clock is ticking for U.S. Ambassador John Bolton, President Bush’s controversial envoy to the United Nations. With Bolton’s appointment about to expire, the speculation has begun about whether Bush will have the Senate votes to send him back to the UN — or will have to pick someone else. We look at the list of potential contenders.
- Christine Chen Senior Editor, Foreign Policy magazine
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