This week on Need to Know: Record spending on political campaigns. An experimental jobs program in Mississippi. And the true cost of the federal bank bailout.
Need to Know revisits a report about the erosion of the wetlands along the Louisiana coastline — New Orleans’ natural buffer against hurricanes.
This week on Need to Know: Polluted water in Wyoming. The fifth anniversary of Katrina. And the connection between Glenn Beck and the Ground Zero mosque.
Need to Know follows Harry Shearer, the writer and comic actor, through New Orleans, as he punctures the myths and misconceptions about Hurricane Katrina.