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Thursday, June 6, 1996

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  • POLITICAL HEADLINES

    Medicare, Clarence Thomas, Nigeria protests.

  • Labor Party

    TODAY WE BEGIN OUR COVERAGE OF THE FIRST SERIOUS ATTEMPT IN RECENT DECADES TO CREATE A PARTY THAT REPRESENTS THE INTERESTS OF WORKING PEOPLE. THE FOUNDING CONVENTION OF LABOR PARTY ADVOCATES OPENS THIS AFTERNOON IN CLEVELAND, OHIO WHERE MORE THAN 1000 DELEGATES FROM 40 STATES, MOSTLY UNION MEMBERS AND ACTIVISTS, BUT ALSO INCLUDING UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE, WILL GATHER TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM, CONSTITUTION, AND AGENDA FOR THE FUTURE.

  • Labor Parties Abroad

    Guest: ELAINE BERNARD IS CURRENTLY DIRECTOR OF THE HARVARD TRADE UNION PROGRAM AND PAST PRESIDENT OF THE NEW DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA’S LABOR PARTY.