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Tuesday, February 27, 1996

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  • Pat Buchanan: Rebel With A Cause

    Pat Buchanan’s position as Senior Advisor to Southern Partisan, a magazine that defends the ethics of slavery.
    Keywords: Southern Partisan, magazine, Chrsitian Identity Movement, Southern view, presidential candidate, civil war, slavery, confederate.
    Guest Names: Editor, Oran Smith; Boston University Economist Glen Lowry; Legal Times reporter, Benjamin Witties.

  • Commentary on Pat Buchanan and the Southern Partisan link

    Dr. Eric Foner’s assessment of the previous segment and Editor, Oran Smith’s description of the magazine; commentary on Dr. Foner’s book and the public’s reaction to it.
    Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): Civil war, secession, states’ rights, history.
    Guest Names: Historian, Dr. Eric Foner. Author of Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution.

  • Today’s Primary States: North and South Dakota and Arizona

    Republican Primaries. Ignorance of Core Discrimination Issues in N. and S. Dakota and Arizona
    Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): immigration in Arizona, unemployment low, low wage jobs available, border regions, Latino, Mexican, diversity, Native Americans, border, target, vote, community, Arizona primary, candidates, racist
    Guest Names: Health Clinic Administrator in N. Dakota, Larry Benske, Pacifica’s National Affairs Correspondent; Guadeloupe Castillo, member of group advocating Latino and Immigrant Rights in Tucson, Arizona.

  • Today’s Primary States: North and South Dakota and Arizona

    North and South Dakota’s Civil Rights Discrimination Issues, i.e. Gay rights and abortion rights
    Segment Subjects (keywords for the segment): abortion, lesbian and gay rights, North and South Dakota ACLU, governor, Rapid City, same sex marriage ban, anti-abortion, pro-choice governor, Minnesota border, local doctor unavailable, harassment, state legislature, consent, rural
    Guest Names: Barry Wick, Activist from S. Dakota (FACES – Free Americans Creating Equal Status – Lesbian and Gay Rights Group in Rapids City, S. Dakota; Jane Bovart of the Fargo Women’s Health Assoc. the only abortion provider in the state of N. Dakota. Does not use local doctors.