Tuesday, October 31, 2006
- "U.S. Army Veteran Urges Immediate Withdrawal from Iraq as Violence Escalates." Interview with Iraq War veteran and former U.S. Army Sgt. Mark "Gordie" Lachance, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Former Israeli and Palestinian Fighters Tour U.S. to Promote Peace." Excerpts of talk by former Palestinian fighter Sulaiman Khatib, and cofounder of Combatants for Peace and former Israeli Air Force Reserves Capt. Yonatan Shapira, produced by Melinda Tuhus.
- "Harper's Magazine Editor Lewis Lapham Warns U.S. Constitution is Under Attack." Interview with Lewis Lapham, conducted by Scott Harris.
Monday, October 30, 2006
- Scott Ritter, former Marine Intelligence officer and UN Weapons Inspector in Iraq - discusses his new book, "Target Iran: The Truth About the White House's Plans for Regime Change."
- Tim Mooney of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, talks about his group's efforts to expose Christian fundamentalist churches' illegal election campaign activities on behalf of the Republican Party - and what they charge is partisan enforcement policies by the IRS.
Sunday, October 29, 2006
Saturday, October 28, 2006
Friday, October 27, 2006
Thursday, October 26, 2006
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Tuesday, October 24, 2006
5:30 p.m. - Between The Lines Radio Newsmagazine
A review of the week's under-reported news stories and this week's interview segments:
- "U.S. Sends Warships to Iran, Pre-Election Attack Possible." Interview with journalist David Lindorff, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Former Watergate Era Congresswoman Advocates Impeachment of Bush for Violations of U.S. Constitution." Interview with former U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman, D-N.Y., conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Reforms Allow More Ex-Felons to Vote, but Numbers of Disenfranchised Remain Unchanged." Ryan King, policy analyst with the Sentencing Project, produced by Melinda Tuhus
Monday, October 23, 2006
- Lewis Lapham, former editor of Harper's Magazine and author of the new book, "Pretensions To Empire, Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration." Lapham discusses multiple White House scandals, the upcoming election and grassroots efforts to restore U.S. democracy.
- Mark "Gordie" Lachance, Iraq War Veteran who left the military 1 year ago. He talks about the deteriorating situation in Iraq, efforts to end the conflict and his work with Iraq Veterans Against the War.
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Sunday, October 22, 2006
Saturday, October 21, 2006
Friday, October 20, 2006
Thursday, October 19, 2006
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
- "Critics Say Bush Policies Provoked North Korean Nuclear Weapons Test." Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, anti-nuclear activist and co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "GOP Spin Machine Responds to Foley Sex Scandal with Counterattack Against Democrats." Interview with Robert Parry, investigative reporter, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "'Moderate' Connecticut Republicans in Critical Races Run Away from Their Records." Excerpt of talk by Sam Gejdenson, former Connecticut Democratic congressman, produced by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, October 16, 2006
8:00 p.m. Counterpoint , hosted by Scott Harris
- David Lindorff, co author of the book "The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing George W. Bush from Office." He reviews information and actions which suggest that the Bush administration is planning an October surprise related to their initiation of a pre-election military conflict with Iran.
- Elizabeth Holtzman, former Watergate-era congresswoman, who discusses the November mid term election and her belief that the Democrats must pursue an impeachment investigation of President Bush.
Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Visit their web site at http://www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3, Podcasts, Real audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts. Technorati tags: WPKN, WPKM, Bridgeport, New London, radio, Montauk
Sunday, October 15, 2006
Saturday, October 14, 2006
Friday, October 13, 2006
Thursday, October 12, 2006
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
Tuesday, October 10, 2006
- "New Detainee Treatment Law Target of Constitutional Court Challenge." Interview with Wells Dixon, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Many in U.S. Believe Decline in Gas Prices is Product of Pre-Election Manipulation." Interview with Greg Palast, BBC-TV investigative journalist, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Failure of Drug War Prompts Police Officers to Advocate Legalization." Interview with Jack Cole, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, co-founder and executive director, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, October 09, 2006
Sunday, October 08, 2006
Saturday, October 07, 2006
Friday, October 06, 2006
Thursday, October 05, 2006
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Tuesday, October 03, 2006
- "Senate-White House Compromise on Detainee Treatment a Disaster for Human Rights." Interview with Marjorie Cohn, law professor at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law and the president-elect of the National Lawyers Guild, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Venezuela's Hugo Chavez UN Speech Greeted with Cheers in World Body, but Jeers in the U.S." Interview with Ian Williams, UN Correspondent with the Nation magazine, conducted by Scott Harris.
- "Bush Effort to Overturn Clinton-Era Wilderness 'Roadless Rule' is Stopped by Federal Court." Interview with Todd True, an attorney with EarthJustice, conducted by Melinda Tuhus.
Monday, October 02, 2006
- BBC TV investigative journalist Greg Palast discusses the worsening civil war in Iraq and U.S. occupation of Iraq, oil politics and the recent shredding of the U.S. constitution with passage of the detainee treatment bill.
- Nomi Prins, senior fellow at DEMOS, who discusses her new book Jacked: How Conservatives Are Picking Your Pocket (Whether Your Voted for Them or Not)
- Wells Dixon, a staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights comments on Congressional passage of terrorist suspect detainee treatment legislation that eliminates habeas corpus protections enshrined in the U.S. Constitution.