This week on Need to Know, we delve into the story of Camp Lejeune, a Marine base that faced massive water contamination for three decades. Were hazardous chemicals in the water responsible for rare cancers that developed among former Camp Lejeune residents? While no direct link has been proven, many believe it is the case.
Also: We also examine an innovative futures market in Iowa that has proven to be a more accurate predictor of presidential election outcomes than traditional polling. We also report on “crisis mapping,” a technology that uses cell phones to locate and bring help to disaster victims.
And: Guest essayist Desiree Cooper offers her opinions on domestic workers and the controversy surrounding the new film “The Help.”
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