Monday, August 24, 2009

Counterpoint - Monday August 23

Counterpoint is hear every Monday night from 8 to 10 pm on WPKN, WPKM and Here are scheduled guests for tonight's Counterpoint with host Scott Harris:
1) Robert Naiman, national coordinator of Just Foreign Policy, assesses last week's election in Afghanistan, and his group's demand to the Obama administration for an exit strategy from the Afghan war. 2) Retired CIA Officer Ray McGovern, looks at recent revelations about the private security firm Black Water's involvement in the CIA death squads targeting al Qaeda operatives, political manipulation of terror alerts -- and the lack of accountability for documented Bush administration war crimes. 3) John Nichols, Washington Correspondent with the Nation Magazine and author of "The Genius of Impeachment," analyzes the behind the scenes Capitol Hill chess game in the battle for comprehensive health care reform. 4) John Murphy, Connecticut Citizen Action Group Political Director talks about the organizing his group is doing locally around the health care reform debate -- and a rally in support of a public health insurance option scheduled for Sept. 2nd in Hartford.
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