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Monday, April 22, 1996

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  • Money Talks

    It’s Earth Day, a day when many in this country pause to reflect on the state of our environment, when people clean up parks, students learn about ecology, and politicians seize the spotlight to declare their commitment to the future of the planet. And that includes Republicans in Congress. Debbie Sease is Legislative Director for the Sierra Club. She’s been a conservation professional in Washington since 1978, working with the Sierra Club for 15 years on a variety of wilderness and park protection measures, including the California Desert Protection Act in 1994. She is currently also on the board of directors of the League of Conservation Voters.

  • Dole on Clinton’s Judicial Appointments.

    You know it’s an election year when the President’s judicial appointments come under attack. On Friday, Republican Presidential Candidate Bob Dole spoke at the American Society of Newspaper Editors, delivering a major address on the subject. He charged that Clinton’s appointments to the federal bench should belong to a Judicial Hall of Shame.

  • Death Penalty and Anti-Terrorism Legislation

    On Thursday, the house passed an anti-terrorism bill which will cut back on the ability of death row inmates to file appeals. With Salim Muwakkil and guest Steve Hawkins, Director of the National Coalition to End the Death Penalty.