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Wednesday, December 11, 1996

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  • Student Demonstrations in Burma

    The Burmese students staged a small scale brief protest in the capital city in which they played hide and seek with the military. With the crackdown in Burma, we will talk to Aung San Suu Kyi the head of the National League for Democracy believed to be the rightful president of Burma and also a Noble peace prize winner. She talks about the changes of the last few weeks. She also talks in support of the student demonstrations and the arrested members of the NLD in the past few weeks.

  • Student Demonstrations in Burma, continued

    Zarny is a Burmese student in the University of Wisconsin and is one of the leading NLD organizers in this country. He explains about the Burmese student protests and their demands.

  • Burma’s Dictatorship of Drugs

    Leslie Kean and Dennis Bernstein did an explosive cover story on the Nation magazine; Burma’s Dictatorship of Drugs. Leslie Kean who spent a couple of months in Burma earlier this year talks about Steven Law the son of the biggest drug dealer in Burma, and the other major drug dealers and operations in Burma. Dennis Bernstein who is a Pacifica correspondent, talks about the role of CIA working against DEA in Burma. He also explains the roles of banks and corporations in the drug trade of Burma.

  • Testimony of Major Randy Aber on Capitol Hill

    Major Randy Aber believes his diagnosis of Lou Gehrigs Disease is a result of a low level chemical exposure in the gulf. His illness prevents him from speaking so after he thanks the members of the Congress his father read the Major’s statements about his experiences of possible chemical exposure in the gulf war. This event is broadcasted.

    Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): Gulf War, chemical agents, biological agents