Shows featuring Tina Richards

  • Mother of Ailing Iraq War Vet Confronts Rep. Obey over U.S. Troop Withdrawal Richardst3-16
    Over 1,000 protests, vigils and actions are scheduled over the coming days to mark the fourth anniversary of the Iraq War. Antiwar activists have also spent countless hours in recent months urging Democratic lawmakers to cut off funding for the war. Last week, Tina Richards, the mother of an Iraq War veteran, confronted the chair of House Appropriations Committee, Rep. David Obey, in the halls...
    March 16, 2007 | Story
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis on April 3, 1968: "Let Us Develop a Kind of Dangerous Unselfishness" King
    In March of 1968, King came to Memphis to support striking African-American sanitation workers who were demanding better working conditions and facing massive resistance from white city officials. He was assassinated on April 4, 1968 — days before he was to lead a march in Memphis. The night before he was killed he gave his "I Have Been to the Mountaintop" speech. [includes rush...
    January 15, 2007 | Story