Thursday, September 1, 2005

  • Bill Quigley in New Orleans Hospital: "No Water, Sick, Call Somebody for Help"


    We go to New Orleans and Law Professor Bill Quigley who is trapped in Memorial Hospital with hundreds of other people. There is no water or electricity in the hospital and relief efforts have yet to reach them. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Drowning of New Orleans: Hurricane Devastation Was Predicted


    The New Orleans Times-Picayune wrote three years ago, "It’s only a matter of time before south Louisiana takes a direct hit from a major hurricane. Billions have been spent to protect us, but we grow more vulnerable every day." We look at the lack of infrastructure preparedness in the Big Easy. [includes rush transcript]

  • Homeland Emergency: Disaster Relief is Suffering Under New DHS Bureaucracy


    The Department of Homeland Security is spending billions on domestic spying and counter terrorism — is disaster relief getting sidelined? We look at the first major test of the massive homeland security bureaucracy with Matthew Brzezinski, author of "Fortress America." [includes rush transcript]

  • "Katrina’s Real Name is Global Warming"


    As the Bush administration promotes regulations that allow more pollution from power plants, we look at the increased impact of human-induced global warming in the form of extreme weather events such as Hurricane Katrina. [includes rush transcript]

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