Censorship in disaster areas and the Astrodome. Renee Phelps, KPFT News Director; Hannah Sasaman, organizer at the Prometheus Radio Project; Greg Leslie, legal defense director for Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.
Waking up to the tragedy of the Gulf Coast: a Buddhist perspective. Angel Kyodo Williams, head of the New Dharma Center in Emeryville and author of Being Black: Zen and the Art of Living with Fearlessness and Grace; Maya Duerr, executive director of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and author of an essay called Waking up to the Tragedy of New Orleans, available on the Buddhist Peace Fellowship website at bpf.org.
Hearings on the confirmation of John Roberts as Chief Justice of the United States.