Monday, November 4, 1996

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  • Bob Dole and Abortion

    It’s considered one of the labored on, but under- reported media story in this election season: In the early 1970’s Senator Bob Dole took a woman to the University of Kansas Medial Center for an after-hours abortion. Jim Ledbetter of the Village Voice has been writing about it for the past few weeks. But the first person to break the story was David Zimmerman in the New York based newsletter called Probe, who joins us now..

  • PROMISES, PROMISES

    For the remainder of Democracy Now! today, we look back at the promises President Clinton made when he was running for office in 1992, the promises kept, compromised and broken. (This segment features reflection and analysis from a range of progressive activists, including: Bob Lederer of Act-Up, Gordon Clark of Peace Action, Patricia Ireland of NOW, prisoner rights activist Eddie Ellis, Joanne Landy of the Campaign for Peace and Democracy, Margaret Conway of Planned Parenthood, Lawrence Mishel of the Economic Policy Institute, Marc Mauer of the Sentencing Project, Gary Rose of AIDS Action Council, John Canhan Clyne and Lori Wallach of Public Citizen, Rick Hind of Greenpeace and Donna Edwards of the Center for a New Democracy, and others)