Shows featuring Scott Horton

  • EXCLUSIVE : Rigged Trials at Guantanamo Guantanamoweb3
    The Nation magazine reveals the former chief prosecutor for the prison’s military commissions says the Pentagon has foreclosed the possibility of acquittals. We speak with Nation reporter Ross Tuttle and law professor Scott Horton. [includes rush transcript]
    February 20, 2008 | Story
  • Did CIA Destroy Tapes Showing Waterboarding and Involvement of Psychologists in Torture? Temp-image_1_14
    The Justice Department and the Central Intelligence Agency have launched a joint probe into the CIA’s destruction of at least two videotapes documenting prisoner interrogations at a secret CIA prison. One of the tapes may have shown CIA agents waterboarding the al-Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah. [includes rush transcript]
    December 10, 2007 | Story
  • What is Blackwater’s Role in the 2008 Presidential Race? Blackcweb
    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney cited Cofer Black, the former head of Counterterrorism at the CIA, as his advisor on issues involving prisoner interrogation during a recent presidential debate. Black is now the vice chairman on private military firm, Blackwater. We speak with Jeremy Scahill, author of "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary...
    December 10, 2007 | Story
  • Attorney Scott Horton: Gonzales Resignation Puts Torture, Guantanamo Back on Center Stage in Washington Hortons
    "The resignation of Alberto Gonzales is putting the question of torture, Guantanamo and related issues back in center stage in Washington," said Columbia law professor Scott Horton. "We know down to the end, he was the last major ally of Vice President Cheney on these issues so his replacement could make all the difference." [includes rush transcript]
    August 28, 2007 | Story
  • Political Prosecution? Justice Dept Holds onto Docs in Case of Jailed Alabama Governor Siegelman Siegelmanweb
    We look at the case of jailed former Governor Don Siegelman. He is currently serving a seven-year, four-month prison sentence on charges of bribery, conspiracy and mail fraud. We speak with attorney and Harper’s magazine contributor, Scott Horton. [includes rush transcript]
    August 24, 2007 | Story
  • Sami al-Hajj and Bilal Hussein: Their Names Mostly Unknown in U.S., Jailed Journalists Have Spent Combined Six Years in U.S. Military Prisons Without Charge Reportersjailed
    We take an in-depth look at the case of two reporters whose imprisonment by U.S. forces has gone largely ignored in the corporate media. Al Jazeera cameraman Sami al-Hajj has been jailed without charge at Guantanamo for the past five-and-a-half years. Associated Press photographer Bilal Hussein has spent more than a year in a U.S. military prison in Iraq, also without charge. U.S. officials...
    July 19, 2007 | Story
  • EXCLUSIVE –"Fallujah: The Real Story," Documentary by Iraqi Journalist Captures the Horrors of the U.S. Siege Fallujahrealstory
    Ali Fadhil is perhaps best known for his documentary film on the aftermath of the US siege on Falluja in November, 2004. In the assault, American and Iraqi forces surrounded Fallujah, expelling the city’s residents, bombing hospitals and shelling buildings. We broadcast excerpts of the documentary, produced last year by Guardian Films for Channel Four News. [includes rush transcript]
    January 25, 2006 | Story
    The shooting death earlier this year of an 18-year-old goat herder by a secret US Marine anti-drug squad in the small farming town of Redford, Texas, has sparked renewed controversy over the increasing US military presence along the Texas-Mexico border.
    July 01, 1997 | Story
  • AIDS activists and the pharmaceutical industry
    AIDS activists with ACT UP yesterday seized the investor relations office of pharmaceutical giant Glaxo Wellcome to protest what they say is the company’s criminally inadequate AIDS drug development program and its failure to make new drugs more widely available. Police arrested seven people.
    June 25, 1997 | Story
  • The History of Multicultural America
    William Loren Katz, author of The History of Multicultural America speaks about a history of coalition building between Native and Black Americans and the two peoples fighting together against white people. Katz also speaks about connections between Black Americans and White Americans.
    May 28, 1997 | Story