Friday, June 18, 2004

  • Final 9/11 Commission Hearing: Chaos, Miscommunication Left U.S. Woefully Unprepared For Sept. 11 Attacks

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    Plagued by miscommunication and confusion, U.S. aviation and military officials were entirely unprepared for the Sept. 11 attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, the 9/11 Commission reported Thursday. We hear excerpts of the hearings, including the voices of the hijackers on the planes and a minute-by-minute account of President Bush’s reactions on the morning of the attacks.[includes transcript]

  • Banana Republicans and Weapons of Mass Deception

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    We speak with PR Watch editors, John Stauber and Sheldon Stauber about their new book, Banana Republicans: How the Right Wing is Turning America into a One-party State.[includes transcript]

  • Battleground State: Wisconsin and the 2004 Elections

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    We take a look at how Wisconsin could impact on the elections in November with Ed Garvey, perhaps the best-known rebel lawyer in the state and John Nichols, Editorial Editor of the Madison Capitol Times.[includes transcript]

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