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Shows featuring Robert Spohrer

  • Blackwater Loses Bid to Reject Wrongful Death Suit in Afghan Plane Crash Blackwaterweb
    In 2004, three Army soldiers and three Blackwater employees died when a plane operated by a Blackwater subsidiary crashed in Afghanistan. The families of the soldiers filed a wrongful death suit. Blackwater has claimed the lawsuit should be dismissed, but last week three judges on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta rejected that argument. We speak to the families’ attorney,...
    October 11, 2007 | Story
  • RUSSIAN INTELLIGENTSIA
    During the Soviet era, the Russian intelligentsia was defined by its resistance to official ideology. This resistance subjected its members to persecution even as it ensured their place in society. The very fact that the regime considered the intelligentsia dangerous reinforced the public perception that ideas were powerful.
    August 18, 1997 | Story