Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – August 9, 2005

Energy Bill: Fueling Corporations/Depleting Native Lands
The recently signed energy bill means more benefits for energy companies
and a revival for the nuclear power industry. Also included is a provision
changing how energy development decisions are made on Native American
lands. We speak with Karen Wayland with the Natural Resources Defense Council
Clayton Thomas-Muller with the Indigenous Environmental Network.

Nagasaki at 60: The Bombers and the Bombed
Sixty years ago today, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
We hear from a survivor of the bombing and the men who flew the B-29
bomber that dropped the bomb.

Leading Cigarette Expert: “The Tobacco Industry Helped
Kill Peter Jennings”

Jennings died of lung cancer over the weekend. He was one of five million people
globally who die each year of smoking-related diseases.
We speak with longtime tobacco industry critic Dr. Stan Glantz and Anna
White of Essential Action.

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