Thursday, February 24, 2005

  • Katrina vanden Heuvel on U.S.-Russian Relations

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    President Bush is due to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin in the Slovakian capital of Bratislava today on the last leg of his European tour. We examine U.S.-Russian relations with Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor of the Nation magazine. [includes rush transcript]

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu on South Africa, Poverty and Militarism

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    Nobel Peace prize-winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu speaks after receiving an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Fordham University. He says, "South Africa, improbably, divinely amusingly, has become a beacon of hope. If peace could come to South Africa, then peace could come any- and everywhere." [includes rush transcript]

  • Race and Imprisonment in Texas: The Disparate Incarceration of Latinos and African Americans in the Lone Star State

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    A newly-released study from the Justice Policy Institute called "Race and Imprisonment in Texas" finds, in part, that finds that African-Americans are incarcerated at five times the rate of whites in Texas and that Latinos are incarcerated nearly twice as much as whites." We speak with the author of the report. [includes rush transcript]

  • Remembering Latino Journalist Ruben Salazar Who Was Gunned Down in 1970 by the LAPD

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    Salazar died after being shot by tear gas projectile shortly after he was covering the Chicano anti-Vietnam War Moratorium rally in East Los Angeles in 1970. He was a reporter and columnist at the Los Angeles Times and the news director of Spanish-language television station KMEX in Los Angeles. Juan Gonzalez and Amy Goodman reflect on his life, 35 years after he was killed. [includes rush transcript]

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