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Democracy Now! (6 am) – August 26, 2005

20 Massacred in Port-au-Prince Soccer Stadium, Jailed Jean-Juste Mulls Presidential
Run

As reports emerge of a massacre of at least 20 civilians at a soccer stadium
in Port-au-Prince, we go to Haiti for the latest as well as get an update
on the condition of jailed Haitian priest, Father Gerard Jean-Juste, who
is considering
a run for the presidency.

Military Mothers Rally Around Cindy Sheehan at Camp Casey
We play a press conference from Camp Casey held by members of Gold Star Families
for Peace and Military Families Speak Out with mothers and wives from around
the country speaking about their opposition to the war and to President Bush’s
policies in Iraq.

50 Years After the Murder of Emmett Till, the Investigation Continues
This
weekend marks the 50th anniversary of Emmett Till. He was beaten and shot
near Money, Mississippi after he allegedly whistled at a white female
store clerk. We speak with filmmaker Keith Beauchamp who produced "The Untold
Story of Emmett Louis Till" and University of Missouri-Columbia professor
Clenora Hudson-Weems.

Bob Dylan Performing "The Ballad of the Emmett Till" on Pacifica Radio’s
WBAI in 1962

In May 1962 the legendary folksinger Bob Dylan came by the WBAI
studios in New York to perform his rarely heard tribute to Emmett Till. This
is one of
the earliest known live recordings of Bob Dylan.

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