9/10: Disaster Preparedness in the Aftermath of 9/11

By John Sparks Nine years after the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center, how prepared is America for a terrorist attack?  Dr. Irwin Redlener heads the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, and he talks with the Marist Poll’s John Sparks about this and where he was on the day of […]

9/3: Vacation from Hell

Disaster?  Disaster doesn’t even come close. Dateline: Summer 1999.  Destination: Hilton Head, South Carolina.  Twelve family members embark on a mini-family reunion.  How could a long weekend of fun in the sun go so awry?  A cacophony of events so unforeseen it rivals a Hollywood screenplay. Lowlight Number 1:  Scorching heat & oppressive humidity. The […]