Monday, February 16, 2004

  • Democratic Candidates Debate in Wisconsin Ahead of Primary


    We play an excerpt of the five remaining democratic presidential candidates debating each other at a nationally-televised event held at Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.

  • Rep. Maxine Waters Charges U.S. Is Encouraging A Coup in Haiti


    Several thousand demonstrators clashed with supporters of Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide this weekend as they marched through the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince. We speak with Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) about what role the U.S. is playing in the current events in the country. [includes transcript]

  • Chavez Accuses Opposition of Conspiracy and Fraud


    Opponents of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez have claimed they gathered enough signatures to demand a presidential recall, but government officials say there are widespread problems with the petition and that there may be cases of outright fraud. We go to Caracas to speak with a freelance journalist who interviewed Chavez over the weekend. [includes transcript]

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