For years President Andrew Jackson was locked in a battle over Indian lands with a Cherokee chief. NPR’s Steve Inskeep on the history of that rivalry, how it led to the "Trail of Tears" and helped set the stage for the Civil War.
The Senate is debating a bill that would reduce U.S. carbon emissions through a cap and trade system. Supporters says the measure is a good first step in fighting global warming, while opponents, including President Bush, say the measure would hurt the economy and push gas prices even higher.
- John Stowell vice president for environmental policy, Duke Energy
- Manik Roy director of congressional affairs, Pew Center on Global Climate Change
- Darren Samuelsohn Senior Reporter, Greenwire/Environment and Energy Daily
- Rep. Jay Inslee Democratic Congressman from Washington and co-author of "Apollo's Fire."
- Stephen Moore is a member of the Wall Street Journal's editorial board.
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