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Democracy Now! – August 30, 2011

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Vermont Radio Station Provides Crucial Details for Flooded Residents amidst Historic Devastation; Ex-Bush Official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: “I am Willing to Testify” If Dick Cheney is Put on Trial; Army Ranger Widow Confronts Rumsfeld over His Lies that Convinced Her Husband to Join the Military.

Today’s Headlines

    Hurricane Irene Death Toll Climbs to 40 as Widespread Flooding, Power Outages Persist
    Michele Bachmann Says Hurricane Irene Should Be Viewed as Message from God
    Inspection Team Dispatched to Virginia Nuclear Power Plant Following Earthquake
    Libyan Rebels Accuse Algeria of Aggression for Accepting Gaddafi Family
    Lockerbie Bomber Maintained Innocence in Private Correspondence with Libyan Officials
    August Becomes Deadliest Month for U.S. Troops in Nearly Decade-Long Afghanistan War
    Afghan Government Derailed Peace Talks Between U.S. and Taliban
    Pentagon Use of No-Bid War Contracts Balloons to $140 Billion
    Israeli Military Prepares to Supply Jewish Settlers with Tear Gas, Stun Grenades
    Obama: New Economic Aide Will Focus on Jobs
    Alabama Judge Temporarily Blocks Controversial Immigration Law
    Commission Confirms 1940s U.S. Medical Experimentation in Guatemala Killed 83
    Top NASA Climate Scientist Arrested in Ongoing White House Keystone XL Pipeline Protest