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Where 80s Scott Baio, green energy and natural disasters intersect

08/29/11 08:56PM

As you no doubt remember, the Virginia earthquake that shook the entire northeast of the U.S. last week also shook Virginia's North Anna nuclear plant offline. Subsequently I read about the possibility of some coal plants in Texas having to shut down because of the drought (since power plants heat water into steam to drive turbines, if there's an extreme water shortage...). read more

What Rick Perry really means

What Rick Perry really means

08/29/11 08:00PM

Lou Dubose, editor of The Washington Spectator, talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about how to decode what Texas governor Rick Perry really means when he talks... watch

Cheney chooses 'cheap shots'

Cheney chooses 'cheap shots'

08/29/11 08:00PM

E.J. Dionne, columnist for The Washington Post, talks with Melissa Harris-Perry about former Vice President Dick Cheney's statements in promotion of his new... watch

On tonight's show

On tonight's show

08/29/11 08:00PM

Bill Wolff, executive producer for the Rachel Maddow Show, shares a preview of tonight's show - a look at Hurricane Irene and the damage that many parts of... watch

Ahead on the 8/29 Maddow Show

08/29/11 06:38PM

Tonight's guests include:Sen. Bernie Sanders, (I) Vermont   Ezra Klein, msnbc contributor and columnist, The Washington Post  & BloombergLou Dubose, editor, The Washington Spectator  E.J. Dionne, columnist, The Washington Post Executive producer, Bill Wolff, shares a preview of tonight's show:   read more

NEW ORLEANS - A man walks next to the 17th Street canal levee, which breached in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

After Irene, remembering Katrina

08/29/11 04:14PM

Despite the complaints of some New York City residents about Hurricane Irene's "hype," it delivered a lot of very real damage to many Americans (including New Yorkers). Perspective is at a particular premium today, the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina's horrific arrival in the Gulf Coast. read more

When Old Glory fades

When Old Glory fades

08/29/11 03:50PM

Pictured above is the fraction of a flag that remained in Hampton Bays, NY after Hurricane Irene came through town. And as Kerry Sanders reported, the flag flying over the Capitol in Washington, DC was left tattered but still flying. For a few hours, anyway.A spokesman for the Architect of the Capitol (yes, that's a job) tells NBC News this afternoon that the flag was replaced last night with a new flag.So how exactly should one get rid of a hurricane-destroyed flag? I was surprised to learn today that the U.S. read more

Empty space?

08/29/11 02:50PM

Last week a Soyuz rocket crashed during launch from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Sitting on top of that rocket was 3.5 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the astronauts at the International Space Station. read more

Flooding in Metro-North stations

08/29/11 11:05AM

The Tuckahoe train station on the Metro-North railroad was 4-5 feet under water yesterday afternoon after the Bronx River overflowed its banks. Don't see how anyone will be able to commute to work over the next few days. Its three lines, Hudson, Harlem and New Haven are all out because of Hurricane Irene.Unclear when they'll be back up and running again. read more

Morning Maddow: August 29

08/29/11 08:09AM

Hurricane Irene is gone, but the danger is not over.Ron Paul takes on FEMA, while Michele Bachmann says God is trying to tell us something.6 years after Hurricane Katrina, a new push to revive the lower 9th Ward.A must-watch fight over the production of nuclear weapons is happening in Kansas City today.Colin Powell disputes Dick Cheney's memoir.The Lockerbie bomber is found in Tripoli, apparently 'at death's door.'Al Qaeda's new second-in-command was killed this weekend.A school superintendent makes an incredibly generous gesture. read more

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