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Living Room – September 4, 2008

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The RNC turns Minnesota into a police state; Ed Roberts Campus groundbreaking. 

A heavily armed, extremely large police presence, sweeping raids, mass arrests, excessive force: this is the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis.  We hear all about it.  PLUS: 13 years in the planning, the Ed Roberts Campus, the first national disability services and transit center in the country, breaks ground in Berkeley—today! 

With host Kris Welch.

guests: Zona Roberts, Ed’s mom, disability rights activist
        Kathy Martinez, exec. dir. World Institute on Disability (Ed co-founded)

        Marjorie Cohn
        Starhawk, at RNC, her group tasered at Poor People’s March
        Chuck Samuelson, exec. dir. Minnesota ACLU
        somebody from I-Witness Video, raided by FBI Saturday