Monday, April 11, 2005

  • Extreme Unilateralist or Strong Leader? A Debate on UN Ambassador Nominee John Bolton

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    The confirmation hearings for John Bolton–Bush’s choice for US ambassador to the United Nations–begin today in Washington. We host a debate with Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and Peter Brookes of the Heritage Foundation. [includes rush transcript]

  • Fmr. Honduran Human Rights Commissioner: "Impossible Negroponte Did Not Know About Human Rights Violations" in Honduras

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    Senate confirmation hearings on John Negroponte’s nomination to the post of National Intelligence Director are scheduled to begin Tuesday. We take a look at his record as U.S. ambassador to Honduras with a Honduran activist whose brother was disappeared by Honduran security forces, the former Honduran National Human Rights Commissioner and a filmmaker who has profiled human rights issues in Latin America. [includes rush transcript]

  • Venezuela: Revolution in Progress

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    Today is the third anniversary of the failed coup attempt to overthrow democratically elected Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. We speak with filmmaker Matt O’Neil about his new documentary, "Venezuela: Revolution in Progress." [includes rush transcript]

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