Friday, November 4, 2005

  • Was the 2004 Election Stolen?: A Debate on Ohio One Year After Bush’s Victory

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    A year later, questions remain over the outcome of the Ohio election and whether George W. Bush fairly won the state and the presidency. We explore some of these questions with a debate between Mark Crispin Miller and Mark Hertsgaard. [includes rush transcript]

  • Mark Crispin Miller: "Kerry Told Me He Now Thinks the Election Was Stolen"

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    New York University professor and author Mark Crispin Miller says in an interview on Democracy Now!: "[Kerry] told me he now thinks the election was stolen. He says he doesn’t believe he is the person that can be out in front because of the sour grapes question. But he said he believes it was stolen. He says he argues with his democratic colleagues on the hill. He said he had a fight with Christopher Dodd because he said there’s questions about the voting machines and Dodd was angry." [includes rush transcript]

  • Thousands Protest Bush in Argentina, People’s Summit Counters Free Trade Talks

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    In the wake of the Summit of the Americas and President Bush’s arrival in Argentina, a People’s Summit is also being organized as a counter protest and thousands have gathered to hear Venezuelan President Chavez speak at a rally. We hear from Nobel Peace prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel in Argentina and others. [includes rush transcript]

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