Flashpoints

Flashpoints – February 13, 2004

We continue our coverage of the expanding US-supported destabilization campaign in Haiti, we’ll get a live report from Port-au-Prince with the latest details, and we’ll speak to Representative Barbara Lee of California, who has been following the situation there very closely. A documentary by John Pilger, Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies of the War … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 11, 2004

An on-the-ground report from Haiti, where violence continues to escalate; Israeli occupiers kill fifteen and wound more than fifty in a get-tough attack in Gaza without provocation; Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War, a brand-new documentary co-produced by MoveOn.org takes you behind the Bush Administration’s Big Lies; The Knight Report


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Flashpoints – February 9, 2004

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals grants a stay of execution for Kevin Cooper, but will the Supreme Court sustain the stay, or vacate it? Cooper is due to be murdered by the state of California at 12:01 tonight. We’ll feature late-breaking interviews with Cooper’s lead attorney, as well as with Jesse Jackson and witnesses … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 6, 2004

The federal government continues its attack on the American Indian Movement and Leonard Peltier. We’ll have a special report from Rapids City, South Dakota, where two former AIM activists face murder charges. Also, the Block Report, with a hard-hitting and emotional discussion on the Kevin Cooper case with former Black Panther and anti-death penalty activists. … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 5, 2004

A former UPI reporter who covered the original Kevin Cooper trial steps forward with evidence that could exonerate Kevin Cooper, who faces imminent death at San Quentin on Monday night; also, Uncovered: The Whole Truth about the Iraq War: a brand-new, hard-hitting documentary on the Big Lies about Iraq.


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Flashpoints – February 3, 2004

Today on Flashpoints: An in-depth interview with award-winning investigative reporter Robert Fisk. We’ll talk about the phoney Weapons of Mass Destruction claims, have an update on the situation in Iraq and a look at Lebanon and occupied Palestine. Plus, an interview with a teacher from Contra Costa County leading the struggle against school closures. And … Continued


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Flashpoints – February 2, 2004

We continue our reporting on the planned execution of Kevin Cooper, with an exclusive interview with Kevin from Death Row; a broadcast of today’s press conference with Cooper’s lawyers; and we’ll talk about the latest suicide bombings in Iraq.