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Monday, March 29, 2004

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  • Crossing Lines: Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Faces Two Prison Sentences For Antiwar Actions

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    We speak with veteran antiwar activist, Nobel Peace prize nominee and Voices in the Wilderness founder Kathy Kelly as she heads to court where she faces a one-month prison sentence for refusing to pay a fine from an antiwar protest last May. Kelly is also preparing to begin serving a 3-month sentence next week for her non-violent civil disobedience at the US Army’s School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Georgia last November. [includes rush transcript]

  • "Hope is the Fuel of Progress"–Former British MP and Leading Antiwar Voice Tony Benn On Imperialism and Resistance

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    As the 9/11 investigation continues to dominate the news with former counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke reiterating his claim that the Iraq invasion was a diversion form the war on terror, we hear from former British MP and leading antiwar voice, Tony Benn. After serving in the British Parliament for over half a century, Benn is now president of the Stop the War Coalition in Britain. [includes rush transcript]