Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – April 12, 2005

Senators Grill Bolton on Past UN Comments, Politicizing Intelligence
During the confirmation hearing of John Bolton as UN ambassador nominee, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee grilled Bolton on his highly critical comments on the UN and his treatment of intelligence officials in the state department. We play extended excerpts of the hearing.


Israeli Journalist Amira Hass Reflects on Reporting Under Occupation

Amira Hass, the only Israeli journalist living in the Occupied Territories, joins us in our firehouse studio to discuss the current withdrawal from Gaza and expansion of settlements in the West Bank, the "apartheid system" in Israel and life in the "prison" of the Occupied Territories.

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