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Thursday, April 8, 2004

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  • As Rice Testifies, Death Toll Rises In Iraq


    As the nation watches Condoleezza Rice testify before the 9/11 Commission, resistance against the U.S. occupation of Iraq has spread across the country from as north as Kirkuk down to southern Iraq. We go to Baghdad to get a report from the ground from independent reporter May Ying Welsh. [includes rush transcript]

  • Veteran White House Correspondent Helen Thomas On Bush and the State of the Media


    Democracy Now! interviews veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas who says, "If we don’t have the courage to stand up and ask a question when we are so privileged, we have defaulted on our profession." Thomas has served as White House correspondent for some 57 years and has covered every President since Kennedy. [includes rush transcript]

  • Iraqis in Sadr City "Confused and Terrified"


    We speak with Irish peace activist Michael Birmingham who has spent the last few nights in Sadr City, Baghdad where up to 100 Iraqis have died in clashes with U.S. troops since Sunday. [includes rush transcript]

  • "The American Military Crackdown Will Likely Only Increase Violence"- Resistance Erupts Across Iraq


    As many as six Iraqi cities are experiencing fierce battles between Iraq’s and U.S.-led foreign troops. We hear a report from journalist Aaron Glanzt of Free Speech Radio News in Diala, Iraq. [includes rush transcript]