Thursday, March 16, 2000

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  • Rev. James Lawson and Delegation of Interfaith Leaders Visit Iraq

    American and British jets raided targets in southern Iraq, killing one civilian and wounding six others. The jets, coming from Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, carried out 36 combat missions, but did not specify the targets hit. There was no immediate comment from American or British officials.

  • Peruvian Army Intelligence Official Detained for Torture, Freed in U.S.

    On March 9th, FBI agents detained and questioned Major Tomás Ricardo Anderson Kohatsu, a retired official of Peru’s notorious Army Intelligence Service, also known as the SIE. Agents detained him at a Houston airport as he was on his way back to Peru.

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    In a Democracy Now! special, we look at the acclaimed Broadway musical "Fun Home," which swept the Tony Awards last month. Composer Jeanine Tesori and lyricist Lisa Kron made history as the first female duo to win a Tony Award for Best Original Score. "Fun Home" is also the first-ever Broadway musical to feature a lesbian protagonist. The musical is based on the 2006 best-selling graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, "Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic." The memoir is a poignant exploration of family, memory, first love,...