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Monday, May 12, 1997

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  • Interview with leader of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire, Laurent Kabila.

    Amy speaks with Elombe Brath the chair of the Patrice Lumumba Coalition based in Harlem in New York City. Their conversation is followed by an interview between Elombe Brath and Laurent Kabila, leader of the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire. Laurent Kabila’s forces have taken much of Congo-Zaire and are now just outside the capital city. He speaks about his vision for his county and the effects of Mobutu Sese Seko’s regime on the society of Congo-Zaire.

  • Conversation with Dennis James Akumu about the statements of Laurent Kabila.

    Amy is joined by Dennis James Akumu, a member of parliment in Kenya to speak about African history as well as the state of Congo-Zaire and the statements of Laurent Kabila. The conversation touches on Western influence and involvement in African affairs and particularly democracy and revoltion movements.

  • Anti-advertising movement.

    Amy is joined by John Stauber to discuss the advertising industry and the Clio Awards, the "Advertising Oscars". Stauber is an organizer of the Counter-Clio
    Awards that expose manipulative and exploitive advertising. They discuss the PR industry of foreign policy as well as of the food industry.