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Wednesday, July 14, 2004

  • Did Dennis Kucinich Sell Out Anti-War Democrats?


    Democratic Party delegates supporting presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich struck a deal this weekend with representatives of John Kerry over the Democratic Party’s stance on the Iraq war. We speak with the Ohio Congressmember about why his delegates withdrew their proposal for a quick withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and about the upcoming Democratic convention in Boston.

  • Hidden Prisons: U.S. Maintaining Global Network of Secret Detention Facilities


    The International Committee of the Red Cross says it fears the United States is hiding detainees in secret locations around the world and not granting access to them. We speak with the executive director of Human Rights First which issued a report last month entitled "Ending Secret Detentions," outlining the scope of the global network of U.S. prisons. [includes rush transcript]

  • Clear Channel Rejects Times Square Peace Billboard Timed for RNC


    Media giant Clear Channel is reneging on a deal with a Berkeley-based organization, Project Billboard, to put up a peace sign in Times Square, New York. Clear Channel, which has ties to the Bush administration, rejected the ad calling it "distasteful" and "politically charged." [includes rush transcript]

  • 400 Days Later UFPJ Still Seeking RNC Permit


    We speak with William Dobbs of United for Peace and Justice, which has been battling for over a year with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his Parks Department to hold a massive anti-war march on the eve of the Republican National Convention. [includes rush transcript]

  • Rep. Rangel Arrested in Sudan Embassy Protest


    We speak with New York Congressman Charles Rangel who was arrested in front of the Sudanese Embassy as he took part in a demonstration calling for an end to what is being described as a genocide in the country’s western Darfur region. [includes rush transcript]