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Friday, June 17, 2005

  • PBS TV Station President Warns CPB Funding Cuts Will Launch "Spiral of Death for Public Broadcasting"

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    On Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee voted to drastically cut funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. We host a roundtable discussion on the continuing fight over public broadcasting in this country with the presidents of two PBS stations as well as Jeff Chester of the Center for Digital Democracy. [includes rush transcript]

  • Downing Street and Beyond: Hearing Builds Momentum for Full Investigation

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    More than thirty members of Congress convened at a public hearing in Washington Thursday to investigate the so-called "Downing Street memo." We play excerpts of the hearing chaired by Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) that featured former ambassador Joe Wilson, veteran CIA analyst Ray McGovern, attorney John Bonifaz and Cindy Sheehan whose son Casey was killed in Iraq in 2004. [includes rush transcript]

  • British Father of Soldier Killed in Iraq: "My Son Died For a Lie"

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    We speak with Reginald Keyes, British father of Lance Corporal Tom Keyes, who was killed in Iraq in June 2003. Keyes ran against British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the British elections earlier this year and he got roughly 10% of the vote. [includes rush transcript]

  • Iran Votes in Presidential Election

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    Today’s elections in Iran are expected to be the closest presidential election in the country’s history. Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani is the leading candidate to succeed President Khatami. We go to Tehran to get a report. [includes rush transcript]