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Monday, February 26, 1996 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Cuba’s Downing of 2 US Civilian Airplanes
1996-02-26

Arizona Republican Primary update

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An update on the primary in Arizona and the environmental issues surrounding them. People for the West is corporate funded, a citizen’s organization and far right group. They are backing Pat Buchanan. Convention in Tempe to promote their cause. People for the West is against Southwest Center’s actions to preserve the land. They feel it’s bad for the economy. Green party is trying to get Ralph Nader on the ballot and need 15,000 names to do so.

Keywords: Pat Buchanan, environmental, People for the West, Arizona, republican, land protection, Southwest Center, cattle, wealth, farming, property, industry, economy, logging, Jim Ervin, corporations commission, laws, litigation, water, Green party, Ralph Nader, election, community, Wise Use movement, low voter interest

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- Carolyn Campbell–former Green Party candidate for the state legislature and board member for the Center for Voting and Democracy; - Kieran Suckling–head of the Southwest Center for Biological Diversity.

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