Friday, April 20, 2007

  • Gonzales Grilled by GOPs and Dems at Hearing, Says Can’t Recall 50+ Times

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    Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’s future at the Justice Department is in further doubt following his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. In more than five hours of testimony, Gonzales claimed more than fifty times that he could not recall certain events. Lawmakers repeatedly confronted him with documents and sworn testimony that showed he was more involved in the dismissals than he has contended. We play excerpts. [includes rush transcript]

  • War Resister Agustin Aguayo Released

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    Army medic Agustin Aguayo was released this week after more than six months in military custody for refusing to deploy to Iraq a second time. Aguayo went AWOL for weeks after refusing the order. He was taken into military custody and jailed after turning himself in. We speak with Agustin Aguayo’s wife, Helga. [includes rush transcript]

  • Mike Farrell of M*A*S*H on His Journey to Actor and Activist

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    Actor Mike Farrell is perhaps best known for his role as Captain B.J. Hunnicutt in the popular TV series M*A*S*H. But aside from that, he is also known for his decades of social justice activism. Farrell has just come out with a new book called "Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist." [includes rush transcript]