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Thursday, November 9, 2006

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  • Juan Gonzalez Analyzes the New Democratic Leadership in the House

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    Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez discusses the outcome of the mid-term elections and analyzes the makeup of the new Democratic leadership in the House. [includes rush transcript]

  • Defense Secretary Nominee Robert Gates Tied to Iran-Contra Scandal and the Secret Arming of Saddam Hussein

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    President Bush nominated former CIA director Robert Gates on Wednesday to replace Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense. We take a look at Gates’ role at the CIA in connection to the Iran-Contra scandal and the secret arming of Saddam Hussein with former CIA analyst Mel Goodman, who testified before the Senate in 1991 against the nomination of Gates as CIA director, and investigative journalist Bob Parry who helped expose Iran-Contra. [includes rush transcript]

  • War Crimes Suit Prepared against Rumsfeld

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    The president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, Michael Ratner, is heading to Germany today to file a new case charging outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with war crimes for authorizing torture at Guantanamo Bay. [includes rush transcript]