Shows featuring Michelle Bachelet

  • Michelle Bachelet on Chilean Troops Working for Blackwater in Iraq and Fujimori’s Extradition to Peru Bachelet3web
    Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is in New York this week for the United Nations 62nd General Assembly. We play her comments on Chilean troops working for private security firm Blackwater in Iraq, as well as the extradition of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori from Chile to Peru. [includes rush transcript]
    September 27, 2007 | Story
  • Democracy Now! in Doha...The Story Behind the Other Downing Street Memo Where Bush Told Blair He Wanted to Bomb Al Jazeera Bushblair2-3
    We broadcast from the headquarters of Arabic TV network Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar–the place President Bush allegedly told Tony Blair he wanted to bomb. The report came out last November in Britain’s Daily Mirror, citing a secret British memo revealing that Bush told Blair in April 2004 of his desire to bomb the news outlet. Bloggers have pledged to publish the memo if it is leaked....
    February 03, 2006 | Story
  • COINTELPRO
    Roughly 30 years ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation began what it called the Counter Intelligence Program or COINTELPRO— a vast national program that aimed to destroy left-wing and progressive political organizations emerging out of the African American, Native American, and Latino communities. Also targeted were student and youth groups that challenged the Vietnam War and the...
    August 04, 1997 | Story