Show rundown for 9/5/2006

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Counterterrorism Plan

The White House releases a report on counterterrorism.

Mexican Exodus

The view of illegal immigration from a longtime border watcher, Charles Bowden, who writes about the topic in Mother Jones magazine.

Oil News

Prices at the pump have dropped $30 a gallon over the last month. Joining us with more on the oil scene is Mark Zandy, chief economist at

Credit Checking Applicants

Some employers now do credit checks on new employees.

Pet Novel

We speak with Merrill Markoe — the woman who brought us stupid pet tricks on David Letterman — about her new book, "Walking in Circles Before Lying Down: A Novel."

This program aired on September 5, 2006.


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