Tuesday, September 6, 2005

  • New Orleans Residents Rescue Their Neighbors in Absence of Government Response

    Sheibant

    Democracy Now! producer John Hamilton spent the past several days in Louisiana. He filed a report from the flooded streets of New Orleans as he rode in a boat with locals searching for survivors in their community. [includes rush transcript]

  • Bush Nominates Roberts to Replace Rehnquist as Chief Justice

    Bushroberts

    With the eyes of the nation firmly focused on the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, there have been major developments in the battle over the future of the Supreme Court with the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist and President Bush’s decision to nominate John Roberts to replace him. We speak with Bruce Shapiro of The Nation and Michael Ratner of the Center for Constitutional Rights. [includes rush transcript]

  • African American Residents Tell Story of Survival, Blast Racially-Skewed Government Response

    Recordstoreowner

    Democracy Now! producers get reports from African-American survivors of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. We hear from a woman at the convention center and a record store owner from the city’s Algiers neighborhood. [includes rush transcript]

  • Missing in New Orleans: Voices of Those Seeking Loved Ones

    Katrinamissing

    We get an update from a few people we previously heard from who are searching for missing loved ones hit by hurricane Katrina. We are also joined in the studio by a war resister seeking discharge from the Texas National Guard who has family missing in New Orleans. [includes rush transcript]