Flashpoints – February 12, 2008

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Hundreds of students from Berkeley High School join a growing movement of activists trying to run the Marine recruiters out of the city; also, National Lawyers Guild President Marjorie Cohn speaks out against Bush’s Guantanamo terrorist indictments; Maya Orozco with the Longest Walk as it arrives in Sacramento; Kristen Ess reports from the occupied West Bank on a thousand more illegal Jewish-only settlement colony units in the Bethlehem area; and legendary activist Angela Davis in a speech called From Jim Crow to Guantanamo: Prisons, Democracy and Empire.

Norman Finkelstein talks about his latest book "Beyond Chutzpah: On the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Abuse of History".