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Tuesday, March 9, 2004

  • Aristide Lawyers Demand U.S. Prosecute "Kidnappers" Of Aristide and His Haitian-American Wife


    We speak with Ira Kurzban, lawyer for the Haitian government. Today, he is invoking the Multilateral Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes Against Internationally Protected Persons against the US government. He serves Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell with papers asking that the U.S. prosecute the people involved in what they call the kidnapping of President Aristide and his wife Mildred, who is a U.S. citizen. [includes transcript]

  • Bushwomen Pt II: Tales of a Cynical Species


    Part II of our discussion with radio host Laura Flanders about her new book "Bushwomen: Tales of a Cynical Species" which tells the story of the women of President Bush’s inner circle: Condoleezza Rice, Elaine Chao, Christine Todd Whitman, Ann Veneman, Gale Ann Norton and Karen Hughes as well as Lynne Cheney and her lesbian romance novel. [includes transcript]

  • Oscar-Winning Actress, Activist Vanessa Redgrave Calls For Justice, Legal and Human Rights For Guantanamo Prisoners


    Oscar winning actress and activist Vanessa Redgrave joins us in our studio to talk about the Guantanamo Human Rights Commission which marched on the White House this week to denounce the treatment of Guantanamo prisoners and to urge President Bush to respect their legal rights.