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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 - July 30, 2013 at 10:00am
The Bradley Manning Verdict. Guests include Jeff Paterson of the Bradley Manning Support Network, attorney Marjorie Cohn and journalist John Nichols.
Letters and Politics - July 29, 2013 at 10:00am
Resa Azlan, author of the book Zealot: The Life & Times of Jesus of Nazareth.
Letters and Politics - July 22, 2013 at 10:00am
The Origins of US Surveillance with historian Alfred McCoy, author of Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State.
Letters and Politics - July 18, 2013 at 10:00am
Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen’s financial policy advocate, on the 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act. Benn Steil, author of The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order.
Letters and Politics - July 17, 2013 at 10:00am
As California prisoners are in their 2nd week of a hunger strike, today we'll be in conversation about the history of solitary confinement and its psychological effects with forensic psychiatrist Terry Kupers of the Wright Institute Graduate School of Psychology.
Letters and Politics - July 16, 2013 at 10:00am
Coverage of post Zimmerman Verdict Protests in Los Angeles and Oakland with Davey D of Hard Knock Radio and Ernesto Arce of KPFK News.
Letters and Politics - July 15, 2013 at 10:00am
In conversation with civil rights attorney John Burris on the George Zimmerman trial, race and the justice system.
Letters and Politics - July 11, 2013 at 10:00am
The History of the US Eugenics Movement with medical historian Alexandra Minna Stern, author of the book Eugenic Nation. And, Ariel Dorfman
Letters and Politics - July 10, 2013 at 10:00am
The Center for Investigative Reporting says that some 150 females in California were sterilized without approval between 2006 and 2010. We'll speak to the reports author Corey Johnson. As immigration reform may be dead in the House of Representatives, we'll speak to Politico's Rachel Smolkin and RH
Letters and Politics - July 9, 2013 at 10:00am
NSA Surveillance of Latin America with Miguel Tinker-Salas, professor of history and Latin American studies at Pomona College and author of The Enduring Legacy:Oil, Culture, and Society in Venezuela. Glenn Greenwald at the Socialism 2013 Conference in Chicago.
Letters and Politics - July 8, 2013 at 10:00am
Daniel Ellsberg responds to pundits who claim Edward Snowden is no Daniel Ellsberg. Middle East historian Eugene Rogan compares and contrasts the 1952 Egyptian Revolution to what's happening today in Egypt. California prison hunger strike gets underway today.
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