Friday, April 4, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.

Selma And Black Churches

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Seymour Hersh, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New Yorker. His latest article in this month"s issue of the New Yorker is called "The General’s Report: How Antonio Taguba, who investigated the Abu Ghraib scandal, became one of its casualties."

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As we look back today on the assassination of Dr. King, we also wanted to look at some of the present day struggles that are happening around the South.

First is the ongoing story around the burning of black churches, especially in the southeastern part of the country where racist arsonists have burned more than 100 churches.


ROSE JOHNSON, the national program director for the Center for Democratic Renewal, an Atlanta-based research and advocacy organization fighting racial hatred.

ROSE SANDERS, an attorney, an activist and the co-founder of the National Voting Rights Museum in Selma, Alabama.

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