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Democracy Now! – September 21, 2011

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Fate of Troy Anthony Davis Hangs in the Balance as Supporters Seek Last-Minute Halt to Execution; Grandson of Murdered Detective/Father of Slain Daughter Speaks Out For Troy Davis, Against Execution; “Troy Davis, I Have Been Where You Are”: Ex-Death Rowers Fight System That Nearly Took Their Lives.

Today’s Headlines

    Jailed U.S. Hikers Freed in Iran
    Troy Davis Requests Polygraph as Execution Looms
    Report: U.S. Building Drone Bases in Africa, Indian Ocean Islands
    Former Afghan President Killed by Taliban
    Oxfam: 3 Million Face Food Shortage in Afghanistan
    African Union Recognizes Libyan Government; New Flag Raised at U.N.
    Palestinians Rally for Statehood as U.S., Israel Press Opposition
    Al Jazeera News Director Resigns Over Modifying Iraq War Coverage
    Pentagon Marks Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy
    7 Arrested in “Occupy Wall Street” Action; Protest-Themed Messages Blocked on Yahoo