- Hurricane Gustav heads towards the coast
As Hurricane Gustav churns through the Caribbean, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal put New Orleans residents on alert for possible evacuations and issued a precautionary disaster declaration. Midmorning examines the consequences of another hurricane three years after Katrina struck New Orleans.10:06 a.m.
Windell Curole: general manager of the South Lafourche Levee District.
Hugh Willoughby: was formerly the head of the hurricane research division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is now a professor at Florida International University. He currently blogs for the New York Times.
Fred Kasten: a reporter working for Minnesota Public Radio News in New Orleans during the hurricane.
Paul Huttner: chief meteorologist for Minnesota Public Radio.
- Free speech and what makes us American
From now through December, Midmorning will look at six key debates that define America using Howard Fineman's book "The Thirteen American Arguments" as our guide. Today Midmorning tackles the issue of free speech.11:06 a.m.
Geoffrey Stone: professor of law at the University of Chicago Law School. He is the author of several books, including "Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the War on Terrorism."
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