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Wednesday, September 23, 1998

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  • Sugar Grower’s Sweet Deal — Labor, Trade Policy to Service the Fanjuls

    On President’s Day in 1996, the telephone rang in the Oval Office at the White House. When President Clinton answered the call, he found Florida sugar baron Alfonso Fanjul on the other line. This call would have gone unnoticed, except that it found itself documented in Ken Starr’s report because it coincided with one of the president’s encounters with Monica Lewinsky.

  • Report From Sudan Fact-Finding Mission

    It’s been more than a month since the United States bombed a factory in Sudan the U.S. claims was manufacturing nerve gas. Sudan claims it was a pharmaceutical plant. Criticism of Washington’s justification for the bombing has been sharp. Yesterday, former Attorney General Ramsey Clark returned from a fact-finding mission to the Sudan where he addressed a rally and called on the U.S. to compensate the victims of the bombing.