Wednesday, August 7, 1996

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  • Anarchist Subversion Case in Georgia

    In Jonesboro, Georgia, outside of Atlanta, an 18-year old anarchist could face 20 years in prison if he’s convicted of subversion. Jason Paul Moreland was arrested last week for distributing a home-made pamphlet that authorities say advocated the overthrow of the U.S. government.

  • Youth Votes in Elections

    The 1992 elections marked the first time in recent years that candidates and campaigns actively sought out the youth vote. Lest we forget that defining moment on MTV when then- candidate Clinton answered the question that America’s young people were allegedly dying to know, does he wear boxers or briefs? Underwear aside, a new poll released today reveals that the majority of the under-30 voting crowd feel Washington policy makers have the wrong priorities.

  • Republican Platform Hearings and Congressional Primaries

    Republicans could be headed towards a floor fight over the issue of abortion. Pacifica National Affairs Correspondent Larry Bensky is in San Diego covering the GOP platform hearings and joins us now. Disscusion also of the results of yesterday’s congressional primaries in Kansas, Michigan and Georgia and the Texas redistricting.

  • CIA Investigation into Mena Akansas and Clinton

    The CIA’s Inspector General has launched an investigation into allegations that when Bill Clinton was Governor of Arkansas, the CIA used an isolated airstrip in Mena, Arkansas to ship arms illegally to the Nicaraguan Contras and deliver large shipments of cocaine to the U.S. The White House says the Mena story is manufactured by a right wing conspiracy industry, but the CIA is investigating the charges and is expected to deliver a report in late summer or early fall.