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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 - November 30, 2010 at 10:00am
Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Sec of State Collin Powell, about how the Wikileak documents effect international diplomacy; and Chris Hedges, author of The Death of the Liberal Class.
Letters to Washington - November 29, 2010 at 10:00am
Reza Aslan on the Wikileaks release of documents suggesting some Arab country leaders have called on the US to strike at Iran; Christine Ahn, of the Korea Policy Institute, on increasing tensions in the Korean Peninsula; and Simon Winchester on his book The Atlantic.
Letters to Washington - November 19, 2010 at 10:00am
Long time civil rights and defense attorney Tony Serra has represented some of the most iconic and controversial public figures who have challenged the status quo over the last 4 decades: including Huey Newton Chol Soo Lee, Judi Berry and members of the Symbionese Liberation Army...
Letters to Washington - November 18, 2010 at 10:00am
John Nichols of the Nation Magazine, on the lame duck session of Congress. And Tim Wu, author of the book Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires
Letters to Washington - November 15, 2010 at 10:00am
Long time Democratic Representative Charlie Rangel walked out of his House Ethics Committee hearing saying he has not been given enough time to set up a legal defense fund to pay for a lawyer. We’ll play extended excerpts of the hearing and talk to journalist Herb Boyd who has been covering Rangel
Letters to Washington - November 12, 2010 at 10:00am
Raed Jarrar on the latest developments on Iraqi politics; Russ Baker on George Bush's new memior; and Biridge Ofarrell author of the book SHE WAS ONE OF US: Eleanor Roosevelt and the American Worker.
Letters to Washington - November 11, 2010 at 10:00am
Doug Henwood on the President's Deficit Commission's draft recommendations. Aimee Allison on the historic Mayoral race in Oakland. And Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone.
Letters to Washington - November 4, 2010 at 10:00am
Christopher Hayes on the upcoming lame duck session of Congress Arron Mehta on John Boehner's corporate backers. Robert Reich on the Fed's 600 billion injection into the economy Will Durst, political satarist.