Show rundown for 8/29/2006

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Iraq Violence

We'll have the latest on Iraq. Fifty gunmen loyal to anti-U.S. cleric Muqtada al-Sadr have been killed in clashes in the southern city of Diwaniyah with the Iraqi army, which lost 23 troops.

Katrina, One Year Later

Examining life in New Orleans on the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

Louisiana Turns Republican

The President says New Orleans will rise again. But what will that city look like? We speak to historian Douglas Brinkley. Inaction, he says, has turned Louisiana into a republican state.

Salt Lake City

The democratic mayor of Salt Lake City joins us to talk about why he's taking part in a protest against President Bush's policies.

Polygamist Arrest

The fugitive leader of a polygamist Mormon sect has been arrested in southern Nevada.

New Orleans Writer

Ronnie Virgets, writer and public radio broadcaster from New Orleans, reads from his memoir about Katrina.

This program aired on August 29, 2006.


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