Monday, May 5, 1997 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: President Clinton visits Mexico
1997-05-05

The Republic of Texas

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
DONATE →
This is viewer supported news

The seven day standoff between police and an armed Texan independence group headed by Richard McLaren ended after the group, The Republic of Texas, surrendered near the town of Fort Davis in west Texas. Other Republic of Texas members escaped into the mountains. Amy is joined by Debbie Nathan to talk about The Republic of Texas. The Republic of Texas is a right wing anti-government movement that believes that Texas is not legally a part of the United States, and that Texas citizens should take it back. Debbi Nathan believes that the members of the Republic of Texas are confused about their own argument.

GUEST -

- Debbie Nathan–Journalist and author

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    2014-0730_siegman1
    "A Slaughter of Innocents": Henry Siegman, a Venerable Jewish Voice for Peace, on Gaza
    Today, a special with Henry Siegman, the former executive director of the American Jewish Congress, long described as one of the nation’s "big three" Jewish organizations along with the American Jewish Committee and the Anti-Defamation League. Henry Siegman was born in 1930 in Frankfurt, Germany. Three years later, the Nazis came to power. After fleeing Nazi troops in Belgium, his family eventually moved to the United States. His father was a leader of the European Zionist movement, pushing for the creation of a Jewish state. In...

Headlines

    There are no headlines for this date.


Creative Commons License The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.