Oil Streaming Into Gulf Raises Questions About BP
Wounded Veterans Are Still Struggling For Benefits
Since 2001, more than 22,000 soldiers have been discharged with what the military calls 'personality disorders.' Journalist Joshua Kors says the military is using this designation to avoid paying benefits to the vets. One of those vets is Sgt. Chuck Luther, who was wounded in Iraq, but the Army said his injuries could be traced to pre-existing conditions. Kors and Sgt. Luther join us to talk about it. Kors' latest reporting is in The Nation.
Massive Flood Threatens Downtown Nashville
Authorities in Nashville have evacuated parts of the city as unprecedented flooding hits the area. Thousands of people outside the city found their homes swamped by flash floods and the main tourist district, Lower Broadway, was at risk of severe damage. Jamie Sarrio of The Tennessean brings us the latest.
The Latest On The New York Bomb Scare
Suspense And Sainthood In Mary Higgins Clark's New Novel
We speak with best selling author Mary Higgins Clark. In her latest book, The Shadow of Her Smile, a young doctor, Monica Farrell, is testifying in the Catholic Church's investigation of a nun who is being considered for sainthood. However, Monica is unaware that she has her own connection to Sister Catherine, and that that connection is putting her life in danger.
Music From The Show
- Calexico, "Whipping the Horse's Eyes"
- Willie Nelson, “Man with the Blues”
- Moby, "Inside"
This program aired on May 3, 2010. The audio for this program is not available.