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Friday, March 18, 2005

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  • No Child Left Unrecruited: Rep. Jim McDermott Seeks to Protect Students From Military Recruiters

    Youngmarines

    We speak with Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) who is backing a bill that would make it easier for parents to block military recruiters from gaining access to their high school-aged children. The bill seeks to amend a provision of the No Child Left Behind Act that requires school districts to provide the Pentagon the names, addresses and phone numbers of every student in the school. [includes rush transcript]

  • Campus Resistance: Students Stage Counter-Recruitment Protests Across the Country

    Recruiter_chased

    Students around the country have launched a national week of campus resistance to mark the second anniversary of the Iraq invasion and high profile counter-recruitment protests are being staged at university campuses around the country. We speak with a former marine and recruiter’s assistant who is now speaking out against the military and two people arrested during a protest against military recruiters on university campus. [includes rush transcript]

  • Over 725 Protests Planned to Mark Second Anniversary of Iraq Invasion

    Antiwar05

    More than 725 anti-war protests and events are scheduled across the country on March 19th to mark the second anniversary of the invasion Iraq. We hear from organizers around the country who describe what is happening in their communities. [includes rush transcript]