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3:00pm

Sun May 29, 2011
Around the Nation

Obama Visits Joplin, Mo., To Survey Damage

President Obama visited the devastated area around Joplin, Mo., for the first time on Sunday. He said the nation will be with the devastated city "every step of the way."

3:00pm

Sun May 29, 2011
Interviews

Veteran Storm Chasers On Twisters

Veteran storm chasers Jeff and Kathyrn Piotrowski have been to many of the cities and towns hit during this year's record-breaking tornado season. From the road on their way to Oklahoma City, the husband and wife describe what they've seen and what it's like to run toward a storm — instead of away from it.

3:00pm

Sun May 29, 2011
Interviews

In Texas, Drought Takes A Toll On Farmers

While flooding along the swollen Mississippi River continues to take its toll on Louisiana communities, farmers in neighboring Texas are reeling from a deepening drought. Texas grain farmer Curt Mowery talks about how he's dealing with the extremely dry conditions.

3:00pm

Sun May 29, 2011
Around the Nation

A General Honors Fallen Soldiers

On Saturday's program, host Rachel Martin talked with Maj. Gen. John Campbell, who's just back from being the top U.S. commander in eastern Afghanistan. For Memorial Day, Campbell talks about how he honors the troops who lost their lives in Afghanistan: He keeps their stories on index cards, which he carries with him at all times.

3:00pm

Sun May 29, 2011
Music Interviews

U.S. Marine Band

When Jeffrey Strong graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in music performance, his plan was to find work playing trumpet in a symphony. Instead, he ended up joining one of the most elite orchestras in the country — the U.S. Marine Band. He plays and tells the story of the group known as "the president's iPod."

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