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Shows featuring Linn Washington

  • MOVE Bombing at 30: "Barbaric" 1985 Philadelphia Police Attack Killed 11 & Burned a Neighborhood Move-police-bombing-philadelphia-1985
    Today marks the 30th anniversary of a massive police operation in Philadelphia that culminated in the helicopter bombing of the headquarters of a radical group known as MOVE. The fire from the attack incinerated six adults and five children, and destroyed 65 homes. Despite two grand jury investigations and a commission...
    May 13, 2015 | Story
  • Court Rules Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Death Sentence is Unconstitutional, Grants New Sentencing Hearing Mumiabutton
    The case of Pennsylvania death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal took a surprising turn Tuesday when the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously declared his death sentence unconstitutional. It is the second time the court has agreed with a lower court judge who set aside Abu-Jamal’s death sentence after finding...
    April 27, 2011 | Story
  • Philadelphia Court Hearing Could Decide Fate of Imprisoned Journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumiacomments
    In Philadelphia, Mumia Abu-Jamal’s legal team is preparing for a hearing that could decide the fate of the imprisoned former Black Panther. Abu-Jamal has been on death row for 25 years after being convicted of killing a police officer following a controversial trial before a predominantly white jury. On Thursday, the Third Circuit Court Of Appeals will hear oral arguments to decide...
    May 15, 2007 | Story
  • Remembering Michael Manley
    Jamaica is mourning the death of former Prime Minister Michael Manley, a legendary figure in Caribbean politics. Dr Clive Thomas, Professor of economics and Director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Guyana describes Michael Manley as an 'old style' leader someone who struggled for the independence of Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Thomas speaks of how in...
    March 10, 1997 | Story