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Roundtable: FEMA Seeks Legal Protection

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Roundtable: FEMA Seeks Legal Protection

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Roundtable: FEMA Seeks Legal Protection

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Earlier this year, news reports revealed that several hundred trailers given to Hurricane Katrina victims contained unsafe levels of formaldehyde.

In anticipation of a slew of class action lawsuits, FEMA is now asking for immunity.

Plus, President Bush seems ready to sign a housing bill, which would create more affordable mortgages for troubled homeowners.

For more, NPR's Tony Cox speaks with South Carolina talk radio host Cynthia Pryor Hardy and Erin Aubry Kaplan, contributing editor for the Los Angeles Times.

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