A Rude Awakening

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – March 26, 2004

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Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry out with an economic plan.. He’ll cut the corporate tax rate and eliminate incentives for companies to move jobs overseas.. Kerry promises the creation of 10 million new jobs

Republicans intensify their drive to discredit former counter-terrorism chief Richard Clarke by questioning whether he lied under oath testifying to Congress about the September 11th attacks two years ago.. They want to make that classified testimony public

Democrats try to make an issue of President Bush’s jokes about not being able to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq

Angry San Francisco city employees picket negotiations – Mayor Newsome wants to extend a seven and a half percent pay cut into a second year

Hundreds of thousands of Italian workers in the streets today in a general strike against the government’s economic policies

The 25th anniversary of 3 Mile Island, the worst nuclear accident in U.S. history

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