Shows featuring Larry Cox

  • Fate of Troy Anthony Davis Hangs in the Balance as Supporters Seek Last-Minute Halt to Execution Splash_image20110921-7512-c9wl9m-0
    The State of Georgia is preparing to execute Troy Anthony Davis in one of the most high-profile executions in the United States in years. Davis is scheduled to be killed by lethal ejection at 7:00 p.m. EDT, one day after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles rejected clemency. Democracy Now! will air a special broadcast...
    September 21, 2011 | Story
  • Grandson of Murdered Detective/Father of Slain Daughter Speaks Out for Troy Davis, Against Execution Splash_image20110921-7515-8cnx4z-0
    The campaign to halt the execution of Troy Anthony Davis has brought together a diverse group of people, including many whose lives have been affected by murder. Twenty-nine years ago, Atlanta resident John Starbuck lost his grandfather to murder. In a terrible twist of fate, Starbuck’s daughter, Meleia Willis-Starbuck, was...
    September 21, 2011 | Story
  • Global Day of Action Held to Demand New Trial for Death Row Prisoner Troy Davis Timeline_5-19-2009_global_day
    Events are being held across the country today to demand a new trial for the Georgia death row prisoner Troy Anthony Davis. Davis, an African American, was convicted for the 1989 killing of a white police officer. Since the trial, seven of the nine non-police witnesses have recanted their testimony. There is also no direct physical evidence tying Davis to the crime scene. A thirty-day stay of...
    May 19, 2009 | Story
  • In Annual Human Rights Report, Amnesty International Says U.S. "Unrepentant About Global Web of Abuse" Amnesty2007report
    Amnesty International is accusing the United States of turning the world into a global battlefield in the so-called war on terror. That charge appears in Amnesty’s new report on the state of human rights around the world. The authors of the Amnesty report write, "The U.S. administration’s double speak has been breathtakingly shameless. It is unrepentant about the global web of...
    May 24, 2007 | Story
  • Mumia Abu-Jamal and Temple University
    Late last month, Temple University canceled all Pacifica
    programming on its Philadelphia radio station WRTI because
    Democracy Now was airing commentaries by Pennsylvania death row
    inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal.

    Yesterday at Temple Law School, Professor Burton Caine — a First
    Amendment expert at the school — organized a public forum
    entitled, "Censorship at WRTI?" He invited all the...

    March 19, 1997 | Story