Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – October 22, 2006

This week on Sunday Salon…

In our first hour…

What’s wrong with Congress? Can it be fixed? And if so, how? Our guests: Thomas Mann, co-author of " The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America and How to Get It Back on Track" (Oxford University Press) and
senior fellow at the Brookings Institution; and Elizabeth Holtzman, lawyer, former four-term Democratic Congressmember, and co-author of the recent "The Impeachment of President George W. Bush" (Nation Books).

In our second hour…

Six young environmental activists will receive the Brower Youth Award this
week in San Francisco. We’ll be joined in-studio by three of them…
Jessica Assaf is a 16 year-old from San Rafael, California; she’s an
activist with the Safe Cosmetics Campaign.

May Boeve, 21 of Middlebury Vermont, co-coordinated a biodiesel bus tour to
Detroit to convince automakers to increase fuel efficiency.
Alberta Nells, 16, of Flagstaff Arizona is an activist with Youth of the
Peaks, a group that works to protect lands sacred to Native groups in the
San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff.

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