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KPFA Special Broadcast – February 7, 2006

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George Galloway is a British politician noted for his socialist views, confrontational style, and rhetorical skill. He is currently Member of Parliament (MP) for Bethnal Green and Bow, and was previously elected as a Labour Party MP for Glasgow Hillhead and Glasgow Kelvin. Respect
Galloway is perhaps best known for his vigorous campaign against UK policy on the invasion of Iraq, and his preceding attempts to overturn economic sanctions.
He recently wrote “Mr Galloway Goes To Washington. We’ll hear his speech at Immanuel Persbyterian Church in Los Angeles in September 22, 2005.

Also, Robert Fisk, correspondent for the British newspaper, The Independent. Described by the New York Times as “prbably the most famous foreign correspondent in Britain” he has over thirty years of experience in international reporting. Fisk’s reporting – and his bestselling books, based on his field notes and recordings – combine straight factual reporting with analysis and often strong criticism of what he perceives as hypocrisy in British and United States government foreign policy. He spoke about his latest book, The Great War for Civilization: The Conquest Of The Middle East at U.C.L.A. On November 14, 2005

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