Port Arthur Girds for Rita
Deborah Becker speaks with police lieutenant Rodney Balsamo, who is in Port Arthur, Texas, one of the communities directly in Rita's path.
Rita's Economic Impact
Huge chemical and oil plants in the area most likely to be affected by Rita account for roughly two percent of the country's total economic output.
We look at what's happening inside Iraq in two hotspots.
Poet Refuses White House Invitation
The poet Sharon Olds rejects the first lady's invitation to the National Book Festival.
The effort to rebuild the Gulf coast region has raised awareness of the government's questionable method of awarding contracts to private businesses.
The Hunt for Red October
The action, adventure, and mystery all coming at the end of the baseball season.
The Answers to Life's Great Questions
New York City Doctor Billy Goldberg has teamed up with satirist Mark Leyner to find the answers to some of the great mysteries of life.
This program aired on September 23, 2005.