Flashpoints, for October 14, 2005 - 5:00pm
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Today on Flashpoints, we broadcast live from the SomArts Gallery in San Francisco in a special celebration of the Day of the Dead! Well be talking about the Day of the Dead and the powerful, political significance that it has now taken on; Plus, mudslides and hurricanes from Guatemala to Southern Mexico wreak havoc and destruction, and no one seems to care; and a riveting speech by radical educational visionary Jonathan Kozol based on his new book, The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America.