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Democracy Now! - August 30, 2013 at 9:00am
Juan González: Growing Charter School Chain Suspends Special Needs Kids in Bid to Raise Test Scores; U.S. Prepares to Strike Syria Over Alleged Chemical Weapons as British Vote Not to Back Int’l Action; NFL Reaches Settlement With Former Players Who Suffer From Brain Injuries, Alzheimers, Depression

Democracy Now! - August 29, 2013 at 9:00am
Syria Debate: Does U.S. Have the Evidence and Authority to Hit Assad for Alleged Chemical Attack? Historian Taylor Branch on the March on Washington and the Kennedys’ Aversion to Dr. King’s Struggle.

Democracy Now! - August 28, 2013 at 9:00am
As Strikes on Syria Loom, Is U.S. Ignoring a Diplomatic Track That Could Prevent More Violence? In Victory for Activists, Entergy to Close Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant; Will More Follow? As Fukushima Raises Severity Level, Nuclear Expert Warns Radioactive Leaks Will Only "Get Worse"...

Democracy Now! - August 27, 2013 at 9:00am
Civil Rights Pioneer Gloria Richardson, 91, on How Women Were Silenced at 1963 March on Washington.

Democracy Now! - August 26, 2013 at 9:00am
50 Years After March of Washington, Tens of Thousands Say Struggle for MLK’s "Dream" Continues.

Democracy Now! - August 23, 2013 at 9:00am
Syrian Activist on Ghouta Attack: "I Haven’t Seen Such Death in My Whole Life"; "Empowering, So Brave": Trans Activists Praise Chelsea Manning, Raise Fears over Prison Conditions; Exclusive: As Judge OKs Force Feeding, California Prisoner on 47-Day Hunger Strike Speaks Out.

Democracy Now! - August 22, 2013 at 9:00am
Bradley Manning: "Sometimes You Have to Pay a Heavy Price to Live in a Free Society"; "He Wanted To Help America": Manning Attorney in First Extended Interview After 35-Year Sentence; "I Am Chelsea Manning. I Am a Female": Bradley Manning Announces Gender Transition.

Democracy Now! - August 21, 2013 at 9:00am
50 Years Later, the Untold History of the March on Washington & MLK’s Most Famous Speech.

Democracy Now! - August 19, 2013 at 9:00am
Sharif Abdel Kouddous: In Modern Egypt’s Bloodiest Period, "New Horrors Are Brought Every Day"; Ahdaf Soueif: Amidst Egypt’s Bloodshed, "We Are Trying Keep the Discourse of the Revolution Alive"; Editor of The Progressive Arrested Covering Solidarity Singers’ Protest of Wisconsin Gov. Walker.

Democracy Now! - August 16, 2013 at 9:00am
Juan González Remembers Pioneering NYC Political Strategist Bill Lynch; NSA Violated Surveillance Rules Thousands of Times, Intercepted All 202 Area Code Calls By Accident; Day of Rage in Cairo: Anti-Coup Groups Hold Massive Protest Marches to Condemn Deadly Crackdown; Ex-State Department Spokespers

Democracy Now! - August 15, 2013 at 9:00am
Massacre in Cairo: Egypt on Brink After Worst Violence Since 2011 Revolution; Facing 90 Years, Bradley Manning Expresses Regret for "Unintended Consequences" of Leaking Docs.

Democracy Now! - August 14, 2013 at 9:00am
Dozens Dead as Egyptian Forces Commit 3rd Mass Killing of Pro-Morsi Demonstrators; Questlove on Police Racial Profiling, Stop & Frisk, the Message He Took from Trayvon Martin Verdict; Questlove on His Musical Upbringing, Hip-Hop’s 40th, Soul Train and New Memoir, "Mo’ Meta Blues."

Democracy Now! - August 13, 2013 at 9:00am
Senate Insider Speaks Out: Ex-Wyden Staffer on Secret Laws, Domestic Spying and Obama’s NSA Reforms; Black, Gay and a Pacifist: Bayard Rustin Remembered For Role in March on Washington, Mentoring MLK.

Democracy Now! - August 12, 2013 at 9:00am
Senate Insider Speaks Out: Ex-Wyden Staffer on Secret Laws, Domestic Spying and Obama’s NSA Reforms; Black, Gay and a Pacifist: Bayard Rustin Remembered For Role in March on Washington, Mentoring MLK.

Democracy Now! - August 9, 2013 at 9:00am
Son of Victim in Sikh Temple Attack Unites with Former White Supremacist to Fight Violence and Hate; Onondaga Leader Oren Lyons, Pete Seeger on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples; Pete Seeger Remembers His Late Wife Toshi, Sings Civil Rights Anthem “We Shall Overcome.”

Democracy Now! - August 8, 2013 at 9:00am
New York Police Ends Practice of Keeping Innocent New Yorkers in Stop-and-Frisk Database; “I Do Not Want to Die in Prison": Cancer-Stricken Lawyer Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release; Activists Accuse Washington, D.C. Police Officer of Infiltrating Bangladesh Sweatshop Protests.

Democracy Now! - August 7, 2013 at 9:00am
How The Washington Post’s New Owner Aided the CIA, Blocked WikiLeaks & Decimated the Book Industry; “I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave”: Reporter Mac McClelland on Life Inside the Online Shipping Machine.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - August 6, 2013 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - August 5, 2013 at 9:00am
Greenwald: Snowden “Doing Very Well" in Russia After Sparking "Extraordinary Debate" on NSA, Spying; Greenwald: Is U.S. Exaggerating Threat to Embassies to Silence Critics of NSA Domestic Surveillance?; New Iranian President Calls For West to End Sanctions, Reduce "Antagonism and Aggression."

Democracy Now! - August 2, 2013 at 9:00am
Reps. Conyers & Massie on Bipartisan Campaign Against NSA Spying; Call for James Clapper to Resign; “We Are Slowly Dying”: Fast Food Workers Launch Strike For Living Wage and Right to Unionize.

Democracy Now! - August 1, 2013 at 9:00am
As Edward Snowden Wins 1-Year Asylum in Russia, NSA Program Tracking Real-Time Internet Use Exposed; NSA Confirms Dragnet Phone Records Collection, But Admits It Was Key In Stopping Just 1 Terror Plot.

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