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Shows featuring Bruce Nestor

  • FBI Crackdown on Antiwar Groups Targets Chicano, Brown Beret Activist Carlos Montes Button-montes
    Supporters of a longtime California activist, Carlos Montes, rallied outside a courthouse in Los Angeles Tuesday calling on authorities to drop his prosecution. Montes faces four charges, including one for firearms possession that dates back to the 1960s. A longtime leader in the Chicano, immigrant rights and antiwar...
    May 16, 2012 | Story
  • Justice Dept. Renews Enforcement of Subpoenas for Antiwar Activists Targeted in FBI Raids Nestor
    We get an update on the fallout from the FBI raids in late September that targeted antiwar activists in Minneapolis and Chicago. Subpoenas to appear before a grand jury were served on thirteen people but later withdrawn when the activists asserted their right to remain silent. But this week, the US Department of Justice said...
    November 05, 2010 | Story
  • Eight Members of RNC Activist Group Lodged with Terrorism Charges Rncwireweb
    Ramsey County prosecutors have formally charged eight members of a prominent activist group with conspiracy to riot in furtherance of terrorism. The eight members of the RNC Welcoming Committee are believed to be the first persons ever charged under the 2002 Minnesota version of the federal PATRIOT Act. The activists face up to seven-and-a-half years in prison. We speak with the father of one...
    September 04, 2008 | Story
  • St. Paul Police Conduct Mass Preemptive Raids Ahead of Republican Convention Raid3web
    Armed groups of police in the Twin Cities have raided more than half-a-dozen locations since Friday night in a series of "preemptive raids" before the Republican National Convention. The raids and detentions have targeted activists planning to protest the convention, as well as journalists and videographers documenting police actions at protests. [includes rush transcript]
    September 01, 2008 | Story