Tuesday, May 27, 1997

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  • Discussion with Daniel Singer on French elections.

    Amy is joined by Daniel Singer from Paris. Singer speaks about the message that has been sent to French conservatives through the elections of so many leftists. The far right however also made gains. Singer discusses how these elections fit into French history.

  • Noam Chomsky on Propoganda.

    Recorded tape of Noam Chomsky speaking about the history of corporate propaganda and public mind control and its role in democratic societies. Chomsky speaks about public mind control in the United States since the country’s founding fathers. He speaks about both corporate and government support for behavior conditioning.

  • Little Rascal Case Charges have been Dropped.

    Amy is joined by documentarian Ofra Bikel who has made documentaries about the case. Several people had been charged with sexual harassment at the Little Rascals Day Care Center. Bikel has followed the case closely and elaborates on some of the details of the case.

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