Friday, September 24, 2004

  • Is the U.S. Winning in Iraq? A Debate Between The Nation’s Christian Parenti and the American Enterprise Institute

    Iraqchaos

    As the former CIA agent and current Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi comes to Washington to praise President Bush’s invasion of Iraq, we examine what is actually happening in the streets of Iraq. We host a debate with two reporters who have been embedded in Iraq, Karl Zinsmeister of AEI and Christian Parenti. [includes rush transcript]

  • Is Nuclear Power The Solution to Global Warming?

    Nucplant03

    As a fourth hurricane prepares to hit Florida, we look at an emerging debate on global warming: could the increaesed use of nuclear power help end global warming? We are joined by longtime anti-nuclear activsit Dr. Helen Caldicott and Scott Peterson, from the Nuclear Energy Institute. [includes rush transcript]

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