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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 and Politics - June 27, 2013 at 10:00am
In conversation about the "Border Surge" and 20 year militarization of the border with journalist Todd Miller who has been covering the southern border for the past 10 years. His forthcoming book is called Border Patrol Nation. Nelson Mandela Speaks at the UN in 1990.
Letters and Politics - June 26, 2013 at 10:00am
Analysis of SCOTUS Same Gender Marriage decisions with Jessica Mason Pieklo, Senior Legal Analyst, RH Reality Check. Alysia Abbot, author of Fairyland.
Letters and Politics - June 25, 2013 at 10:00am
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 with Gary May, professor of History at the University of Delaware. Bending Toward Justice: The Voting Rights Act and the Transformation of American Democracy. David Margolic, author of Dreadful the Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns.
Letters and Politics - June 24, 2013 at 10:00am
Journalist Kevin Gosztola on the Espionage Act charges against Edward Snowden. William Thomas on the history of the Espionage Act of 1917. Norman Solomon on the media.
Letters and Politics - June 19, 2013 at 10:00am
Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on NSA Program. Shahid Buttar, Director of the Bill of Rights Defence Committee. Jonathon Alter.
Letters and Politics - June 18, 2013 at 10:00am
Brian Fagan, anthropologist and author of the book The Attacking Ocean.
Letters and Politics - June 17, 2013 at 10:00am
Conn Hallinan, with Foreign Policy in Focus, on the US to arm Syrian rebels. Shahram Aghamir, producer of Voices of the Middle East and North Africa, on the Iranian elections.
Letters and Politics - June 6, 2013 at 10:00am
We hear Attorney General Eric Holder being questioned about the NSA/Verizon surveillance story at a Senate hearing earlier today and we'll talk to Shane Kadidal of the Center for Constitutional Rights and Shahid Buttar with the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.
Letters and Politics - June 5, 2013 at 10:00am
The gender wage gap with Lilly Ledbetter and Noreen Farrell of Equal Rights Advocates. Jonathon Hansen, author of Guantanamo: An American History.
Letters and Politics - June 3, 2013 at 10:00am
Jeff Paterson, Director of the Bradley Manning Support Network Michael Klare, author of The Race for What's Left.
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