Wednesday, October 7, 1998

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  • Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader Calls for National Vote On Clinton

    Consumer Advocate Ralph Nader has written a memo to President Clinton and a number of Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and Minority Leader Tom Daschle. The memo proposes an alternative to the impeachment inquiry/hearings/trial process. Nader proposes that Congress and the White House enact legislation that provides for an advisory national referendum on Election Day in November to decide the matter. Nader says the legislation would direct the two branches of government to abide by the public’s decision — an up or down vote on President Clinton

  • U.S. Strikes in Kosovo Likely

    It is becoming increasingly imminent that the United States and NATO will take military action over the situation in Kosovo.

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    October 1 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the 1965 genocide in Indonesia that left over one million people dead. Human rights groups are circulating petitions calling for the U.S. government to acknowledge its role in the genocide and to release CIA, military and other governmental records related to the mass killings. The United States provided the Indonesian army with financial, military and intelligence support at the time of the mass killings. Today we look at the pursuit of one Indonesian man confronting his...