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Pacifica's Mitch Jeserich hosts “Letters & Politics,” a look at burning political issues and debates, and their historical context, within the US and worldwide.
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Letters to Washington - July 29, 2010 at 10:00am
Special coverage of Arizona's implementation of SB 1070.
Letters to Washington - July 28, 2010 at 10:00am
House of Representatives debates War Powers Act of 1973 and the US military presence in Pakistan.
Letters to Washington - July 27, 2010 at 10:00am
House of Representatives debates $37 billion war supplemental.
Letters to Washington - July 23, 2010 at 10:00am
Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has dropped a proposal to cap green house gas emissions;A discussion about the plight of black farmers wiith Lucious Abrams; and a special report on Arnieville.
Letters to Washington - July 22, 2010 at 10:00am
While in Asia Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new sanctions on North Korea in response to the North’s alleged sinking of a South Korean warship earlier this year. We’ll be in conversation with Christine Ahn of the Korean Policy Institute...
Letters to Washington - July 21, 2010 at 10:00am
In conversation with Damon Silvers who serves on the Congressional Oversight Panel that was formed in the midst of the panic to conduct overview of the financial markets. The subject is the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010 that Pres. Obama signed into law.
Letters to Washington - July 20, 2010 at 10:00am
The Senate Judiciary Committee approves the nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court; Carolyn Lochhead of the SF Chronicle on the very latest on other agenda items on Capitol Hill; James Clapper goes before the Senate Intelligence Committee seeking confirmation as the next director of...
Letters to Washington - July 19, 2010 at 10:00am
What's next on the legislative agenda with John Nichols of the Nation Magazine and Arthur Delaney of the Huffington Post; Conversation on the nation's energy system with Severin Boronstein of UC Berkeley; And excerpt of interview w/ Lynne Stewart
Letters to Washington - July 14, 2010 at 10:00am
Today we continue our look at the governments response to the recession with Professor Richard Walker of UC Berkeley. He is currently comparing to stimulus package to the New Deal of the Great Depression. Then we’ll be in conversation with Curtis Roosevelt…he grew up in the White House...
Letters to Washington - July 13, 2010 at 10:00am
Are we headed towards a "double dip recession" as the stimulus package begins to run dry?