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Monday, May 18, 1998 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | NEXT: Jeremy Rifkin Discusses Biotechnology
1998-05-18

Update On Plowshares Activists

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We now turn to Elizabeth McAlister, a Plowshares activist, for an update on the status of the five activists who were arrested at Andrews Air Base yesterday.

Guest:

  • Elizabeth McAlister, is a Plowshares activist who was arrested in 1983 for a Plowshares action against a B-52 bomber in Syracuse, New York. She, along with her husband Philip Berrigan, founded the Jonah House, a non-violent resistance community in Baltimore, Maryland.

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