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Tuesday, April 19, 2005

  • The Oklahoma City Bombing Ten Years Later


    Bud Welch joins us from Oklahoma City to talk about the April 19, 1995 bombing that killed 168 including his 23-year-old daughter Julie. Welch made headlines for opposing the execution of Timothy McVeigh. [includes rush transcript]

  • Colin Powell’s Former Chief Of Staff Calls John Bolton An "Abysmal" Pick To Be UN Ambassador


    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is expected to vote on Bolton’s nomination as early as today. We talk to Steve Clemons of the TheWashingtonNote.com and John Nichols of The Nation about a series of allegations concerning Bolton abusing his authority at the State Department and Bolton’s role in securing George W. Bush’s victory during the 2000 Florida recount. [includes rush transcript]

  • New York District Attorney Forced to Drop Charges in High-Profile Arrest Case from GOP Convention


    The DA’s office is expected to drop charges today against Joshua Banno — an Arizona college student who was arrested seven months ago during the Republican National Convention. The DA is dropping the charges after photographs emerged showing Banno could not have been involved in the crime. He had been facing seven years in jail. [includes rush transcript]

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