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Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff Refuses To Resign


DEMOCRACY NOW! DAILY EMAIL DIGEST
September 5, 2005

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HURRICANE KATRINA: Viewers and listeners who have been
affected by hurricane Katrina can email us at mail@democracynow.org with
a brief description of their experience and their contact numbers.

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TODAY'S DEMOCRACY NOW! - Including an Online Exclusive Hour special:

*Homeland Security Director Michael Chertoff Refuses To Resign Over Handling Of Hurricane Katrina Relief*

Michael Chertoff appears on Meet the Press and defends the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina. [includes rush transcript]

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1435235

*Louisiana Offical: The Federal Gov't Has Abandoned Us*

On Sunday Aaron Broussard, the president of Jefferson Parish appeared on NBC's Meet the Press and accused the federal government of abandoning the people of New Orleans. He broke down crying, as he recalled how the mother of one of his colleagues died after waiting days to be rescued.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1439247

*Survivors From New Orleans Speak Out About Week of Horror*

We go to Louis Armstrong airport in New Orleans where thousands of hurricane survivors are staying. The airport has become a triage center where the oldest, the youngest and the sickest lay desperate for help.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1445232

*Kanye West: "Bush Doesn't Care About Black People"*

On Friday night, Grammy-award winning hip-hop superstar Kanye West delivered a blistering critique of President Bush and the administration"s response to the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. "I hate the way they portray us in the media," West said. "If you see a black family, it says they're looting. See a white family, it says they're looking for food."

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1453244

*Rev. Al Sharpton: President Bush's Response "Inexcusable"*

More public figures have spoken out, lambasting the government"s slow response to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Reverend Al Sharpton spoke in Houston on Saturday and said that race played a role. [includes rush transcript]

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1456254

*New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's Desperate Plea For Help*

New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin expresses outrage and frustration during an interview last week by a local New Orleans radio station. Nagin demands greater effort and quicker delivery.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/151252

*New Orleans Activist Malik Rahim Blasts Mayor Nagin*

Malik Rahim, veteran of the Black Panther Party in New Orleans, is interviewed in the Algiers neigherborhood by Democracy Now! producers. Rahim talks about what should have been differently.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/155209

*DN! Producers Describe the Devastation in New Orleans & The Survivors In Baton Rouge*

Democracy Now! producers John Hamilton and Sharif Abdel Kouddous join us from Baton Rouge. On Saturday they made it into New Orleans to witness what's left of the devastated city. [includes rush transcript]

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1512217

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: An Hour-Long Special on John Roberts, President Bush's Nominee to Be Supreme Court Chief Justice

In this hour-long online special we examine the legal background and history of Judge John Roberts. Earlier today President Bush nominated Roberts to be Chief Justice of the Supreme Court replacing the late William Rehnquist, who died at the age of 80 on Saturday.

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http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1551208

* Headlines for September 5, 2005 *

- House-to-House Searches Begin in New Orleans
- Bush Nominates John Roberts as Chief Justice
- Louisiana Senator: 10,000 Might Have Died
- Times-Picayune Calls For FEMA Chief to Resign
- Report: Karl Rove Orchestrating PR Campaign Over Relief Effort
- Nat' Guard Describe New Orleans as "Little Somalia"
- Chertoff:Greatest Environmental Mess in Nation's History
- Halliburton Hired To Rebuild Army & Marine Facilities
- Bush Nominates John Roberts as Chief Justice

Listen/Watch/Read
http://www.democracynow.org/article.pl?sid=05/09/05/1426205

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Democracy Now!'s daily news summaries are now available in Spanish:

Read Monday, September 5, 2005:
http://www.democracynow.org/

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COMING UP ON DEMOCRACY NOW!

More on Hurricane Katrina, with exclusive reports from Democracy Now! producers just back from New Orleans, and an intensive look at John Roberts, who was just nominated as the Chief Justice of the United States, to replace the late William Rehnquist.
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* Amy Goodman in Baraboo, WI: Sat, Sept 10 *

TIME: 2:45 PM
Fighting Bob Fest
Sauk County Fairgrounds
Baraboo, WI

"Free admission", $10 donation will be requested.
Pre-register at http://www.fightingbobfest.org/register.htm

For more information, visit http://www.fightingbobfest.org/index.htm

* Amy Goodman in South Hadley, MA: Sun, Sept 11 *

TIME: 2 PM
New York Stories: Before and After September 11
Mount Holyoke College

Check back for more details

* Amy Goodman in Philadelphia, PA: Mon, Sept 12 *

TIME: 6 PM
Bread and Roses 'Tribute to Change' Awards

Zellerbach Theater
Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

Tickets: $50, $25 fixed income, $5 students
For more information, visit www.breadrosesfund.org

* Amy Goodman in New York, NY: Wed, Sept 14 *

TIME: 7 PM
A debate between George Galloway and Christopher Hitchens
on Iraq and U.S. and British foreign policy.

Moderated by Amy Goodman

Mason Hall at the Baruch College Performing Arts Center
17 Lexington Ave., enter on 23rd St.
New York, NY

Tickets $12 in advance through Ticket Central
www.ticketcentral.com, Phone: 212-279-4200
and at the door.,

For more details on this debate and Galloway's U.S. tour September
13-24, visit:
www.mrgallowaygoestowashington.com
email: Galloway2005@comcast.net
or call 415-607-1924.

Presented by: The New Press, International Socialist Review, and the
Center for Economic Research and Social Change

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WSLR LPFM, 96.5 FM in Sarasota, FL airs DN! M-F 5-6 p.m.

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Democracy Now! airs on over 350 radio and TV stations, including
Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public
access, PBS, satellite TV stations (DISH network: Free Speech TV
ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Link TV ch. 375); on the World
Radio Network's European Service and on the Community Broacasting
Association of Australia service; as a "podcast", automatically
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