Tuesday, May 9, 2000

download:   Audio Get CD/DVD More Formats
  • Gemocide in Sierra Leone

    The United Nations is admitting that its ill-fated peacekeeping mission in Sierra Leone is in "deep trouble," and is deteriorating. Over 500 UN troops and civilians have been abducted and held hostage, the UN is accusing the RUF, one of the largest rebel groups in the country.

Recent Shows More

Full News Hour

Stories

    Bn2015-0730_funhome3
    Alison Bechdel’s "Fun Home": The Coming-Out Memoir That Became a Hit Broadway Musical
    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,...