Takeouts: The Week, Congress, Haitian Community

Friday, January 15, 2010

Jean Victor talks on the phone to his girlfriend after finally hearing from his mother in Haiti standing outside the Haitiian radio station, Radio Soleil in Brooklyn, NY (Getty)
  • GOOD WEEK/BAD WEEK: Our regulary segment with The Week Magazine. We reflect on the past seven days to see who had a good week and who didn’t. We’ll take your nominees anytime.
  • CONGRESS TAKEOUT: Lawmakers, labor leaders, and President Obama were on Capitol Hill last night saying significant progress has been made towards a final health care bill. Takeaway correspondent Todd Zwillich was there.
  • COMMUNITY TAKEOUT: The crisis in Haiti has affected many American Hatians living in New York. Takeaway Correspondent Femi Oke reports from a community center in Brooklyn that has become a hub for sending aid to the country. 

Contributors:

Femi Oke and Todd Zwillich

Comments [1]

Ray Segal

Wouldn't it be great if people on Wall Street receiving bonuses just turned them over to Haitian relief?

Jan. 17 2010 12:48 AM

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