Wednesday, May 28, 1997

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  • Palestinian Authority Releases Pacifica Reporter

    Amy is joined by Sam Kuttab, brother of formerly jailed Daoud Kuttab for a conversation about his brother’s incarceration. His brother has been working to create a Palestinian television equivalent to c-span.

  • The History of Multicultural America

    William Loren Katz, author of The History of Multicultural America speaks about a history of coalition building between Native and Black Americans and the two peoples fighting together against white people. Katz also speaks about connections between Black Americans and White Americans.

  • Conversation with Environmentalist Dr. Barry Commoner

    Amy is joined by an important environmentalist Dr. Barry Commoner on his 80th birthday. Commoner speaks about the history of successes and failures of the environmental movement in the United States and the significance of activists in the movement.

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