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Shows featuring Jevon Cochran

  • Hundreds of Students Walk Out of Classrooms to Support Immigrant Rights La-walkout5-2
    Students once again played a key role in the May Day protests. In Los Angeles, city officials reported around 600 students walked out of class to join the march for immigrant rights. Meanwhile in Detroit, dozens of students were arrested for taking part in a walkout that also protested the planned closure of dozens of schools. We speak with two student organizers. [includes rush transcript]
    May 02, 2007 | Story
  • Police Lose Weapons as Result of Domestic Violence Convictions
    After Congress passed a bill last year to prevent anyone convicted of domestic violence from possessing a gun, few realized that hundreds of police officers could end up losing their weapons. As a result, dozens of police departments nationwide have had to lay off or transfer hundreds of officers with domestic violence convictions. Now, infuriated police groups stand ready to change the law.
    March 05, 1997 | Story