Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – February 18, 2005


Promoting the ‘Ambassador of Torture’: Bush Nominates Negroponte for Intel Czar

As President Bush nominates Ambassador John Negroponte, current U.S. ambassador to Iraq, as the first Director of National Intelligence, we look back at Negroponte’s bloody history in Central America in the 1980s.


The Justice of Roosting Chickens: Ward Churchill Speaks

The Governor of Colorado has called for his "termination." Fox’s Bill O’Reilly has attacked him consistently for weeks. He says he won’t apologize and he won’t back down. We speak with Ward Churchill, the professor at the center of the controversy over free speech and academic freedom on college campuses.

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