Al Gore’s Speech

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Al Gore gave what was billed as a major new speech on the climate crisis.  “Today I challenge our nation to commit to producing 100 percent of our electricity from renewable energy and truly clean carbon-free sources within 10 years.”

Gathered for the speech the D.C. crowd: will.i.am and Libertarian candidate for president Bob Barr.

More details from the arrest of the actors in Oliver Stone’s “W.”

Tony Snow is eulogized.

Sumner Redstone faces deposition in Dan Rather’s suit against CBS.

On the Emmy front, “Recount” gets multiple nominations for Kevin Spacey, Tom Wilkinson, Dennis Leary, Bob Balaban and, of course, Laura Dern (who played Katherine Harris). Director Jay Roach and writer Danny Strong also are nominated, as is the TV movie itself.

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