Thursday, March 21, 2002

  • Preying On Children: A Widening Scandal Over Priest Pedophilia Shakes the Foundations of Thecatholic Church

    The foundations of the U.S. Catholic Church has been rocked by a widening controversy over the sexual abuse ofchildren by priest, and of the systemic pattern of cover-up and protection by their superiors. It is a nationalcontroversy that many believe will seriously undermine the moral authority of the Church.

  • Cheney, Iraq and International Oil

    Yesterday, we aired a landmark debate between the former CIA director James Woolsey and former US Attorney GeneralRamsey Clark. Hussein Ibish from the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee was also on the program. The focusof that show was will the US attack Iraq? Today we are going to continue on that theme and take a close look at theBush administration, big oil and Iraq. Dick Cheney has just wrapped up his 11 nation tour of Arab countries as he hastried to drum up support for what the White House calls "action" against Iraq.

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