Monday, September 6, 1999 FULL SHOW | HEADLINES | PREVIOUS: East Timor Referendum Results
1999-09-06

Howard Fast

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

Continuing with our Labor Day special, we bring you an extended interview with acclaimed novelist and author Howard Fast. Howard Fast who in 1952 ran for congress on the labor party ticket on the platform of independence for Puerto Rico, ending racism and anti-Semitism and ending the war in Korea. He was jailed during the McCarthy era for refusing to name names during the communist witchhunts.

Guest:

  • Howard Fast, acclaimed novelist and the author of more than 80 books including ??Freedom Road, ??The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti and ??Spartacus, which was made into a famous film with Kirk Douglas.

??
????
????
????
??

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    Terror-documentary-film-poster
    FBI Informant Exposes Sting Operation Targeting Innocent Americans in New "(T)ERROR" Documentary
    We spend the hour with an explosive new film that shines a bright light on the FBI’s shadowy use of informants in its counterterrorism sting operations. These undercover operatives are meant to root out would-be terrorists before they attack. Since 9/11, they have been used to prosecute at least 158 people. But critics argue they often target the wrong people, "including those with intellectual and mental disabilities, and the indigent." "(T)ERROR" goes inside the world of a particular informant who has played a key...

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.

This is viewer supported news