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Facing gas shortages

| Sep 1, 2005
Power outages are affecting the pipelines that carry fuel from the Gulf Coast to other parts of the Southeast. From WFAE in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jaime Bedrin reports.

A refined oil perspective

| Sep 1, 2005
In many parts of the country, gasoline prices are now running at $3 a gallon. Severin Borenstein is director of the University of California Energy Institute. He looks forward with host Cheryl Glaser.

Ripples from the ports

John Dimsdale | Sep 1, 2005
It's not just oil and natural gas shipments that've been disrupted by Katrina's winds and rains; seaports from Alabama to Louisiana got hit hard, too. John Dimsdale reports on the port slowdown.

Trying to survive in Bayou La Batre

Dan Grech | Sep 1, 2005
Much of the spotlight over the last few days has been on New Orleans. But Dan Grech has spent the last few days in southern Alabama, where he met a woman in tears.

Katrina's lasting impact

| Sep 1, 2005
Strangely enough, the latest economic snapshot looks pretty good: consumer spending jumped one percent in July, home prices keep on climbing, and Ford and Chrysler both posted modest sales gains last month. But economist and commentator Brad DeLong says that's all history.

Goodbye to Shrimptown?

| Sep 1, 2005
The town of Bayou La Batre in Alabama was made famous by the movie <em>Forrest Gump</em>. But Hurricane Katrina has devastated its heritage. Dan Grech reports.

Chris Farrell on health insurance

| Sep 1, 2005
The Census Bureau this week said more than 45 million people don't have health insurance &mdash; that's 1 in 7 Americans. Scott Jagow talks to Chris Farrell.

Destruction that's hard to imagine

| Aug 31, 2005
Towns and cities along the Gulf Coast look like one giant junkyard on this Wednesday: Homes ripped from their foundations, cars upended, roads swamped. Cheryl Glaser looks at the big picture.

A New Orleans homeowner leaves, reluctantly

| Aug 31, 2005
Anywhere from 50,000-100,000 people are still in New Orleans &mdash; but with too much water and not enough supplies, they're being encouraged to leave. Cheryl Glaser talked to carpenter Philip Niddrie today.

All hands on deck

| Aug 31, 2005
Today President Bush said the response to the hurricane requires all hands on deck. Marketplace's Hillary Wicai joins us now to talk about how DC is mobilizing.

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