Shows featuring Jordan Flaherty

  • Jury Still Out on New Orleans Police Accused of Shooting Unarmed Katrina Survivors on Danziger Bridge Danziger_officers_button
    This week federal prosecutors in New Orleans finished presenting their case against police officers involved in the infamous Danziger Bridge shooting in the days after Hurricane Katrina. Four police officers are charged with shooting six unarmed civilians, killing two. A fifth officer is accused of helping them cover up their...
    August 05, 2011 | Story
  • Community & Resistance After Katrina: Jordan Flaherty and Tracie Washington on the Fight to Save New Orleans Play-t-washington-floodlines
    President Obama visited New Orleans on Sunday and praised the recovery of the city and the resilience of its people five years after Hurricane Katrina. We talk to lifelong New Orleans resident and civil rights attorney, Tracie Washington, and Jordan Flaherty, a community organizer and author of Floodlines: Community and...
    August 30, 2010 | Story
  • Nearly Two Million Flee Gulf Coast as Hurricane Gustav Approaches Gustavsatweb
    Nearly two million people have evacuated their homes as Hurricane Gustav heads towards the Gulf Coast. The Category 3 storm is expected to make landfall by midday today, with winds at 115 miles per hour. The evacuations come just days after New Orleans marked the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Gustav has also jeopardized this week’s Republican National Convention...
    September 01, 2008 | Story
  • Hundreds March in Jena, Louisiana in Support of the Jena Six Jena7-10
    A movement is growing in support of the Jena Six — the black Louisana high school students charged with attempted murder for a school fight in which a white student was beaten up. The fight broke out after white students hung three nooses from a tree where the black students had sat. School board officials cut down the tree last week. Hundreds of people from all over the country gathered...
    August 01, 2007 | Story
  • "A Modern-Day Lynching"–Parents of Jena Six Speak of Injustice, Racism in Sons’ Prosecution Jenaparentspanel7-10
    We speak with the parents of three of the "Jena Six," the black high school students charged with attempted murder for a school fight in which a white student was beaten up. We are joined by Caseptla Bailey, the mother of Robert Bailey, and Tina Jones, the mother of Bryant Purvis. Both of their sons are awaiting trial on charges of attempted second-degree murder and conspiracy. We...
    July 10, 2007 | Story
  • "Afghan Journey": Fact and Fiction
    The movie Kandahar who’s star is accused of assassinating an Iranian dissident on U.S. soil in 1980 is afictional story about an Afghan-Canadian who travels to Afghanistan in search of her suicidal sister.
    January 04, 2002 | Story
  • Life and Work of Allen GInsberg (continued)
    Anne Waldman talks about how she met and got to know Allen Ginsberg. She remembers her experiences in co-founding with Allen of Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa Institute in Boluder Colorado.
    June 03, 1997 | Story
  • China and Most Favored Nation Trade Status
    President Clinton yesterday began a campaign to renew most favored
    nation trade status with China. The move comes as no surprise
    following yet another lobbying blitz of what is now referred to as
    the China lobby — major corporations like Boeing, Coca-Cola and
    Motorola.

    But most favored nation trade status must be approved by Congress
    and opponents of the measure have vowed a tough fight. Human...

    May 20, 1997 | Story