Shows featuring David Bacon

  • Increased Raids and Checkpoint Arrests Endanger Undocumented Immigrants Threatened by Gulf Coast Storms Illegalpeopleweb
    Undocumented immigrants along the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast have resisted mandatory evacuation orders out of fear they could be arrested and deported at checkpoints. The climate of fear around deportation has worsened as the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, or ICE, continues to step up its raids across the country, with two of the largest raids in US history taking place in the...
    September 12, 2008 | Story
  • 750+ Immigrants Detained in "Operation Return to Sender" Raids Raids4-27-07
    Over the past month U.S. authorities have arrested and detained at least 750 immigrants in raids across the country. The sweeps are part of a program dubbed "Operation Return to Sender" run by the federal agency ICE, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement. We speak with longtime labor journalist David Bacon. [includes rush transcript]
    April 27, 2007 | Story
  • Chavez Accuses Opposition of Conspiracy and Fraud Chavez
    Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have claimed they gathered enough signatures to demand a presidential recall, but government officials say there are widespread problems with the petition and that there may be cases of outright fraud. We go to Caracas to speak with a freelance journalist who interviewed Chavez over the weekend. [includes transcript]
    February 16, 2004 | Story
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal Commentary
    Another commentary from journalist and death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.
    March 04, 1997 | Story