Shows featuring Shay Everitt

  • Veteran Dies After VA Refuses Treatment for Days Dougherty
    As the Walter Reed scandal rocks Washington, what are the conditions at VA hospitals outside the Beltway? We look at the story of a 58-year-old Vietnam veteran named Willie Dougherty. He died in October after suffering two pelvic fractures. His family says he died because he was refused treatment by the VA. We speak with his widow, Jean Stentz, American Legion commander Harold Davis and Shay...
    March 16, 2007 | Story
  • Former Sanitation Worker and Community Organizers Recall the 1968 "I Am A Man" Sanitation Worker Strike & King’s Last Hours in Memphis Sanitation
    In our special broadcast from Memphis, we speak with former sanitation worker and union leader Taylor Rogers and community organizers in Memphis who led a local black power group called the Invaders. Charles Cabbage and Coby Smith were working with Dr. King to organize the march in Memphis in support of the sanitation workers. [includes rush transcript]
    January 15, 2007 | Story