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Thursday, March 2, 2000

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  • Pinochet Released, Heads to Chile

    The decision on whether to free former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is no longer up in the air — but he is. Pinochet is now a free man, flying to Chile aboard a military plane just hours after Britain dropped extradition proceedings against him. Spain, France and Switzerland were among the countries seeking his extradition to try him on charges of torture and other human rights abuses. [includes rush transcript]

  • New York Police Kill Another Unarmed Black Man Two Blocks From Diallo Shooting Scene

    New York authorities are investigating the killing of an unarmed black man who was shot in the back of the head by a police officer in the Bronx, just two blocks from where unarmed African immigrant Amadou Diallo was killed by four white police officers last year. [includes rush transcript]

  • What Is Bob Jones University?

    Seizing on Texas Governor George W. Bush’s controversial campaign stop at Bob Jones University in South Carolina, Democrats said this week that they will push for Congress to condemn the fundamentalist Christian college for barring interracial dating and espousing anti-Catholic views. [includes rush transcript]