Wednesday, July 11, 2007

  • Michael Moore "Blitzes" CNN’s Coverage of Iraq War, Healthcare in Live Wolf Blitzer Interview

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    In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer Monday, filmmaker Michael Moore blasted CNN for its coverage of the Iraq War and called on the network to apologize to American viewers. Moore also took Blitzer to task for CNN’s coverage of his film "SiCKO" on the U.S. healthcare system. We play an excerpt. [includes rush transcript]

  • At Least 50 Dead in Pakistan as Mosque Standoff Nears Close

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    Veteran Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid joins us from Lahore for analysis on the mosque standoff in Islamabad. The crisis appears to be nearing a close following a deadly raid by Pakistani troops that killed at least 50 people. Critics say the bloodshed could have been avoided with more time. [includes rush transcript]

  • Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle over Global Warming

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    As the peak of hurricane season approaches, we speak with leading science journalist Chris Mooney about how global warming relates to the frequency and ferocity of hurricanes. We also ask him about White House interference in climate science and Al Gore’s recent campaign to address global warming. [includes rush transcript]