The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 3, 2004

  • Senator John Kerry wins victories in Missouri and Delaware – Senator John Edwards takes his native South Carolina
  • Civil Disobedience outside the gates of San Quentin where Kevin Cooper is scheduled to die next week – in Sacramento, 12 State lawmakers urge Governor Schwarzenegger to stop next week’s scheduled execution of Kevin Cooper
  • The Bush Administration refuses to bend to Democrats’ demands that President Bush share the responsibility for naming members of a commission to investigate pre-war intelligence on Iraq
  • Environmental and civil rights groups mobilize against another Bush Administration Judicial nominee – William Meyers III has been named to the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco
  • San Francisco activists and some supervisors denounce what they call the shameless greed of major corporate land owners seeking to lower their property tax assessments
  • KPFA General Manager Gus Newport resigns after seven months on the job

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