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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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Fund Drive Special - July 31, 2012 at 11:00am
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Fund Drive Special - July 30, 2012 at 11:00am
With Mitch Jeserich
Letters and Politics - July 26, 2012 at 10:00am
The life & times of radical journalist John Reed. Guest: Anthony D'Agostino, professor of history at San Francisco State University, author of the book The Rise of Global Powers. This is another part of our series on Radicals at the turn of the 20th Century.
Letters and Politics - July 25, 2012 at 10:00am
The life and times of WEB Du Bois with Gerald Horne, professor of African America History at the University of Houston.
Letters and Politics - July 24, 2012 at 10:00am
We look at the life and times of Eugene Victor Debs who garnered almost a million votes while running for President, from his jail cell, in 1920.
Letters and Politics - July 23, 2012 at 10:00am
Dr Candace Falk, Director of the Emma Goldberg Papers, on the life and times of Emma Goldman.
Letters and Politics - July 20, 2012 at 10:00am
Jim Pullen, KGNU reporter, on CO movie theater massacre. Greg Muttit, author of Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq.
Letters and Politics - July 19, 2012 at 10:00am
David Vine on the Lilly-Pad military base strategy. Julie Flynn Siler, author of Lost Kingdom: Hawaii's Last Queen, the Sugar Kings, and America's First Imperial Adventure.
Letters and Politics - July 17, 2012 at 10:00am
Another in our series of conversations about the changing geo-political landscape in the Middle East and North Africa with Fawaz Gerges, Director of the Middle East Center at the London School of Economics and author of Obama and the Middle East: The End of America's Moment?
Letters and Politics - July 13, 2012 at 10:00am
Michael Klare is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the author of the new book "The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources." Conversation with renown Native American Poet and activist Joy Harjo.
Letters and Politics - July 12, 2012 at 10:00am
The CIA Secret War in Laos Guests: Channapha Khamvongsa, executive director of Legacies of War. Fred Branfman, who was working as an interpreter for the the U.S. government in Laos when in September 1969 thousands of refugees fled into the Laotian capital. He told their stories.
Letters and Politics - July 11, 2012 at 10:00am
Exploring China & US economic interests in South East Asia with Ann Lee, professor of Finance at NYU and author of the book What the US Can Learn from China. Remembering US secret bombing of Laos with Tom Hayden.
Letters and Politics - July 10, 2012 at 10:00am
Pratap Chatterjee of CorpWatch explains the Barclay's banking scandal and LIBOR. Mexican historian and political analyst Lorenzo Meyer.
Letters and Politics - July 2, 2012 at 10:00am
Journalist John Gibler, who is in Mexico City, on the Mexican Presidential election. Miguel Tinker Salas, professor of Latin American history, on the history of Mexico's PRI party.