Monday, August 10, 2009

Counterpoint with Scott Harris: 8 pm August 10

Here are the scheduled interviews for Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris.
1) Gregory Wilpert, author and editor at the website, talks about Venezuela's new laws governing the licensing of radio stations - and the charges that President Hugo Chavez is repressing dissenting views in his nation's media. 2) Peter Hart, Activism Director with the media-watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR,) assesses the U.S. corporate media's coverage of the national health care reform debate.
3) John Burroughs, Executive Director, Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy, looks at the proliferation of nuclear weapons across the globe on the 64th anniversary of the America's first use of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan.
4) Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald, authors of the book, "Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story," examine the escalating U.S. war in Afghanistan and the role of Pakistan's long running support for Islamic fundamentalist groups.
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