Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Two years ago, Galveston, Texas was hit hard by Hurricane Ike, leaving thousands of homes destroyed or badly damaged. Then about a year ago, over $160 million was released to the city to help residents repair and reconstruct their homes. However, many of those residents, like Antonio Hale, still have not seen a dime. Harvey Rice, a Galveston based reporter for the Houston Chronicle, has been covering this ongoing battle between Galveston's home owners and the red tape they are fighting through.
Saturday, November 09, 2002
Kurt Andersen and the writer Sebastian Junger talk about why our culture is drawn to the menace and beauty of natural disaster.
Junger wrote The Perfect Storm, the best-selling nonfiction book about a Gloucester, Massachusetts fishing crew lost in an extraordinary North Atlantic hurricane. His most recent book, Fire, is ...