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Tuesday, April 22, 1997

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  • Headline Information for Tuesday April 22, 1997

    President Clinton approved a ban on new investments in Burma due to Burma’s human rights violations. Current corporations can maintain their
    investments.

  • Earth Day: Talks on Environment

    A look at sustainable development, how the world’s population can continue to sustain itself without destroying the planet in the process. In particular, a look at world climate changes and global warming, issues on the agenda in this last week of an international congress taking place at the
    United Nations on sustainable development.

  • Anniversary of Death of Che Guevara

    This year is the 30th anniversary of the death of Che
    Guevara, considered by many to be one of the most significant
    figures of the 20th Century. Che Guevara: A Revolutionary Life is
    the name of a new book on Che by Jon Lee Anderson, who moves to
    Cuba after Aleida March, Che’s widow, agreed to cooperate with him
    on this biography.

  • Anniversary of Death of Che Guevara, continued

    A discussion of the commodification of Che’s image and the relationship between Che and Castro. Che’s revolutionary personality, including his commitment to kill and die for revolution, is discussed in relation to the political call to "be like Che."

  • Anniversary of Death of Che Guevara (continued)

    Goodman, Anderson, and Landau discuss Che’s frustrations
    with Soviet support for Cuba and his involvement’s abroad, particularly his
    association with Joseph Kabila. Che’s disillusionment with pan-African
    revolution and his subsequent return to Bolivia are mentioned.