Shows featuring Cindy Sheehan

  • Cindy Sheehan Sets Up "Camp OUT NOW " in Antiwar Protest Cindy_speakweb
    We go to Washington, DC to speak with antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan, founder of the group Peace of the Action, who has set up a camp near the Washington Monument calling on President Obama to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sheehan’s son Casey was killed while serving in Iraq on April 4, 2004. [includes rush...
    March 19, 2010 | Story
  • Should Impeachment Be Off the Table? A Debate with Peace Mom Cindy Sheehan, Ex- CIA Analyst Ray McGovern and Democratic Strategist Dan Gerstein Sheehan
    Peace mom Cindy Sheehan has returned from a brief rest to take part in a growing movement for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Impeachment activists have focused efforts on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Judiciary Chair John Conyers, who have declared impeachment off the table. The Democratic leaders call the impeachment drive a distraction that would hinder chances...
    July 27, 2007 | Story
  • "We Will Retool...and Come at It from a Different Direction"–Cindy Sheehan Says She Will Return After Stepping Back as Antiwar Leader Sheehanc5-30
    Cindy Sheehan has been the face of the U.S. antiwar movement for the past two years. In August 2005, she set up Camp Casey outside President Bush’s Crawford estate in memory of her son Casey, who was killed in Iraq. Now Cindy says she is stepping back from her role as a leading campaigner against the Iraq War. In this Democracy Now! special, Cindy Sheehan joins us for the hour to talk...
    May 30, 2007 | Story
  • With New Congressional Majority, Should Democrats Focus on Domestic Agenda as Bush Escalates Iraq War? Sheehan_hickey1-5-07
    With the opening day of the 110th Congress, Democrats took control of the House and Senate for the first time in 12 years. They’ve outlined an ambitious domestic agenda for their first 100 hours in power, including raising the minimum wage and negotiating lower prescription drug prices for Medicare recipients. Peace activists are criticizing the Democrats for not focusing on Iraq amid the...
    January 05, 2007 | Story
  • Los Angeles Judge throws out conviction of Jeronimo Pratt 27 years after his jailing.
    Amy is joined by Julian Drous, an attorney for Pratt. Judge Everett Dickey has found that the prosecutions key witness in 1972, Julius Butler, was a convicted criminal and was working as an informant for the police. There will have to be a retrial or the case will be thrown away and Pratt will go free.
    June 02, 1997 | Story
  • McLibel
    In 1990, McDonald’s filed a libel suit against two activists
    involved with London Greenpeace in England for allegedly
    distributing a six-sided fact sheet entitled "What’s Wrong With
    McDonald’s?" The pamphlet criticized McDonald’s
    environmental record and questioned the nutritional value of
    burger and fries.

    McLibel — as the case is known — is now the...

    March 26, 1997 | Story