The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 28, 2004

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  • Former weapons inspector David Kay testifies before Congress that he and almost everyone else was wrong about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction – but he denies the Bush Administration doctored the intelligence findings – Kay does call for an outside investigation, a call likely to be echoed by Democrats
  • British Prime Minister Exonerated in his Iraq arms scandal – a judge absolves the Blair government in the suicide of an arms expert and declares the charge that it sexed up intelligence to justify the attack on Iraq was unfounded
  • As many as 13 Palestinians killed by Israeli troops in a raid on Gaza
  • The Southern California Supermarket labor dispute comes home to the Alamo abode of the CEO of Safeway
  • San Francisco’s religious community comes out to support tenants fighting the demolition of their rent controlled apartment building