The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – August 25, 2004

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One of President’s Bush’s top lawyers resigns from his reelection campaign
after the revelation he was giving advice to the group of Vietnam veterans
who have been attacking John Kerry. . . . .Benjamin Ginzberg had been a key
Bush attorney during the Florida recount battle. . . . .Menahilew another member
of swift boat veterans for truth is caught in an untruth

Democratic lawmakers in Sacramento choose Oakland Senator Don Perata to be
the new leader of the State Senate… Perata narrowly defeats Martha Escutia of Norwalk who would have been the first female and Latino president Pro Tem

A new probe of the Iraq prison abuse and torture scandal… .an Army investigation finds that more than two dozen soldiers and contractors were involved…

Iraq’s Chief Shiite Cleric returns from England with a peace plan for
Najaf. ..Grand Ayatollah Ali Husseini Al Sistani will lead a march of Iraqis
on the holy city

San Francisco security guards rally at the city’s department of human
services to demand their right to a union

And a national day of conscience for Sudan … .vigils and hunger strikes
are held across the country