Friday, Sept. 9, 2005
Politics: FEMA's Dangling Man
The chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast prompted questions about whether Michael Brown, the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is qualified for the job. Madeleine Brand discusses the latest information about Brown with John Dickerson. Listen to the segment.
Summary Judgment: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Man, An Unfinished Life
Mark Jordan Legan presents a weekly roundup of what the critics are saying about the latest new movies, including the horror thriller The Exorcism of Emily Rose, the mismatched cop buddy comedy The Man, and the Robert Redford drama An Unfinished Life. Listen to the segment.
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005
War Stories: Katrina's Effect on FEMA
Madeleine Brand speaks with Fred Kaplan about how Hurricane Katrina could affect prospects for restructuring the bureaucracy in the Department of Homeland Security. That department oversees the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), widely blamed for confusion in post-storm relief efforts. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2005
Jurisprudence: Rehnquist's Place in History
Alex Chadwick speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about the legacy of late Chief Justice William Rehnquist. She argues that Rehnquist's impact on the high court rivals that of history's most renowned jurists. Listen to the segment.
Moneybox: Sept. 11 vs. Katrina Recoveries
Alex Chadwick talks with Dan Gross about his recent story, which compared the costs of recovery after Sept. 11 with those anticipated for Hurricane Katrina. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: Roberts' Steps to Confirmation
After the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on Saturday, President Bush switched strategies and nominated John Roberts to take the top post, instead of replacing retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Alex Chadwick speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about the court's nomination process. Listen to the segment.