Monday, August 29, 2005

  • Is Global Warming Causing More Devastating Hurricanes Worldwide?


    Hurricane Katrina forced a mass evacuation of New Orleans and may leave up to a million people homeless. As this unprecedented storm deluges the South, we look at new evidence that human-induced global warming is causing the increased strength of tropical storms. [includes rush transcript]

  • Two Thousand Bush Supporters Rally in Crawford


    The last weekend of Cindy Sheehan’s vigil outside President Bush’s property in Crawford drew ever more supporters. Also in Crawford were two thousand counter protesters. We hear from a pro-Bush military mother and the owner of a Bush memorobilia store in Crawford. [includes rush transcript]

  • Military Mothers and Veterans Call for Troop Pullout on Last Weekend of Camp Casey


    Cindy Sheehan and other military families spoke at a mass rally during the last weekend of Bush’s vacation–and the last weekend of Camp Casey. We hear from Cindy, mothers Amy Branham and Jane Bright, and a Marine veteran. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Posada Files: El Paso Judge to Determine Whether Bay of Pigs Was Terrorist Act


    Cuban-born former CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles is facing a deportation hearing El Paso today. The judge will look at Posada’s record to determine whether he should get asylum in the United States. Protests around the U.S. and Canada are calling for Posada’s extradition to Venezuela for masterminding the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner. [includes rush transcript]