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 transcript]
    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
  • 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