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1996-06-07

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United Auto Workers begin United Broadcasting Network (UBN) to create a broadcast outlet focusing on unions and the lives of workers. Amy Goodman speaks to UBN founder Pat Choate and on-air personality Jim Hightower.

The network plans to be commercial-free and raise revenue by selling USA Products.

Goodman also speaks to Chip Berlay about controversial radio talk show host Chuck Harder, who Berlay believes makes xenophobic, anti-semantic, and homophobic comments.

Guests:
Pat Choate, economist and chairman of UBN

Jim Hightower, national radio commentator, columnist

Chip Berlay, author, Politcal Research Associates

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