Tidings From Hazel Kahan: Hazel interviews Susan Nathan, author of "The Other Side of Israel" about the Arab 20% of Israel. Thursday August 6, 12 Noon Overthrowing Governments 101 Have you ever wondered how the CIA overthrows foreign governments? We show how it s done by examining in detail the CIA orchestrated coups in Iran 1953, Guatemala 1954, and Chile 1973. Our guest Stephen Kinzer, a former New York Times bureau chief, is the author of Overthrow, All the Shah s Men, an American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror and Bitter Fruit: the Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala. Thursday, August 6 at 12:30 PM and archived at www.historycounts.org.
1) Russell Mokhiber, editor of Corporate Crime Reporter and founder of Single Payer Action talks about the status of health care reform legislation and the battle being waged by the Insurance industry, and their conservative allies in Congress, to prevent the passage of a truly universal national health care system. 2) Eric Boehlert, Senior Fellow with the group Media Matters for America and author of "Lapdogs: How the Press Rolled Over for Bush" and "Bloggers on the Bus: How the Internet Changed Politics and the Press," who looks at the media's superficial reporting of the health care debate -- and their saturation coverage of issues like the right wing fringe claim that Barack Obama is not a U.S. citizen. 3) Father Luis Barrios, chair and professor of the Department of Latin America and Latina Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York -- who assesses the post-coup situation in Honduras -- and the Obama administration's response. 4) A representative of the labor coalition, In This Together Connecticut, examines the issues behind the state budget impasse and the effect of proposed cut backs in essential services, like education and care for the elderly, on working families and state pubic service employees. An archive of Counterpoint programs are accessible for free at www.whiterosesociety.org 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 - podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts. Monday August 3 at 8 pm
Between The Lines Radio News magazine A review of the week's under-reported news stories and this week's interview segments: 1) Lawsuit Aims to Shine Light on Bush Era Illegal Covert Action. Interview with Nate Cardozo, Open Government Legal Fellow with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, conducted by Scott Harris. 2) Rise in Israeli Violence Against West Bank Palestinians Requires U.S. Response. Interview with Mazin Qumsiyeh, Palestinian-American activist, conducted by Melinda Tuhus. 3) Henry Louis Gates Jr.-Police Incident Reveals America's Unresolved Issues of Race and Class. Interview with David Kairys, professor of constitutional law at Temple Law School, conducted by Scott Harris. Subscribe to free program summaries, interview transcripts, mp3 audio & podcast downloads at http://www.btlonline.org Tuesday August 4 at 5:30pm