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Shows featuring Dr. Michael Wessells

  • Dissident Voices: Ex-Task Force Member Dr. Michael Wessells Speaks Out on Psychologists and Torture Wessellsmichaelweb
    Dr. Michael Wessells is a former member of the PENS Task Force. He is a professor of clinical population and family health at Columbia University and a professor of psychology at Randolph-Macon College. He also advises widely within the U.N. system on issues of child protection and protection from human rights violations. [includes rush transcript]
    August 20, 2007 | Story
  • Slavery Apology
    A dozen white members of Congress began this past week to push an initiative that would apologize to African-Americans whose ancestors suffered as slaves under the Constitution and the laws of the United States until 1865. But the simple proposal — a 23 word resolution — immediately drew fire from House Speaker Newt Gingrich and Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott. President Clinton...
    June 18, 1997 | Story