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[2] Greg Palast. "Top Hurricane Expert Says Officials Threatened His Job Over Pre-Katrina Warnings." A transcript. August 28, 2006.

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Part I: "The Foreign Agent Factor" November 15, 2006.

Part II: "The Auctioning of Former Statesmen & Dime a Dozen Generals." November 29, 2006.

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