Thursday, August 23, 2001

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  • Republican Senator Jesse Helms announces retirement

    The majority of media coverage on Senator Jesse Helms’ retirement has been bland and sympathetic. We take a critical approach; we speak to Patricia Ireland, former President of the National Organization (NOW), and Mab Segrest, founding Director of North Carolinians Against Racist and Religious Violence, author of Memoirs of a Race Traitor, and hear their thoughts on his record.

  • UN Conference Against Racism, Durban, South Africa

    Salih Booker, head of Africa Action comments on Jesse Helm’s retirement announcement and his record on Africa. Africa Action will request reparations for slavery, the ending of Global Apartheid, aid for the AIDS pandemic, and more in its fight for racial justice, and at the upcoming UN Conference Against Racism to be held in Durban, South Africa.

  • U.S. Role in Rwanda Genocide Exposed by new documents

    Samantha Power, Lecturer for the Carr Center for Human Rights, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and author of the September 2001 Atlantic Monthly article "Bystanders to Genocide," joins Salih Booker and Amy Goodman to discuss how the U.S. neglected to prevent the Rwanda Genocide.

  • Discussion with Samantha Power, Salih Booker

    Discussion with Samantha Power, Salih Booker, resumes

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