Tuesday, October 3, 2006

  • Calls Increase for Hastert to Resign Over Foley Scandal

    Foley

    Calls are increasing for House Speaker Dennis Hastert to resign over his handling of the Mark Foley scandal. We speak with a reporter at The Hill newspaper about the political fallout and the ABC News producer who first obtained the sexually explicit Internet messages Foley sent to underage male congressional pages. [includes rush transcript]

  • First Member of SHAC 7 Heads to Jail for Three Year Sentence

    Andyshac7

    We look at one of the country’s most controversial cases involving the prosecution of activists for animal rights. Earlier this year, six people were convicted for their role in a campaign to stop animal testing by the British scientific firm Huntingdon Life Sciences. The activists are with a group called Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty, or SHAC. We speak with Andrew Stepanian, one of the convicted members of the SHAC 7 on the day he heads to prison for a three-year sentence. [includes rush transcript]

  • War Resister Darrell Anderson Returns From Canada to Face Possible Charges

    Andersond

    Specialist Darrell Anderson came back from Iraq nearly two years ago with a Purple Heart and an order for a second deployment. Instead, he fled to Canada where he’s been until this week. Specialist Anderson returned to the United States where he could face charges. He’ll be turning himself in to the military later today. He joins us on the line from Lexington, Kentucky. [includes rush transcript]

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