Flashpoints

Flashpoints – August 5, 2004

Israel’s occupation forces kill 5 in Gaza, including a 12 year-old, and a 60 year-old, and continue their fierce attacks and demolitions in the Dheisheh refugee camp in the occupied West Bank; also, a new hard-hitting documentary Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land: US Media and the Isreali-Palestinian Conflict.


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Flashpoints – August 3, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, prying the lid off the 9/11 coverup, a new in-depth interview with David Ray Griffin, the author of the newly-updated The New Pearl Harbor: Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11; plus, a new investigative documentary on the use of electronic voting machines and their inherent dangers to democracy; and the … Continued


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Flashpoints – August 2, 2004

Iraq’s Christian community living in fear after a series of car bomb attacks on churches, we’ll speak with Robert Fisk for an update on the situation in Iraq and for an analysis of US election politics; we’ll air excerpts from a powerful new documentary, Hijacking Catastrophe; and the Knight Report from Ground Zero in New … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 30, 2004

Today on Flashpoints, was John Kerry a war hero or a war criminal? We discuss a new, groundbreaking story on Counterpunch on what Kerry really did in Vietnam; plus, we continue our celebration of the Chilean poet and revolutionary Pablo Neruda; young activists get out the vote at the Democratic Convention in Boston; and the … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 29, 2004

We speak to a photo-journalist who was pulled aside four times, detained and harassed by security forces, apparently fitting a racial profile that Boston was wary of; plus riot police arm themselves in anticipation of protests at the DNC; a wrapup report from Solange Echeverria on the unanswered questions directed at the democratic platform; Flashpoints … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 28, 2004

Peace activists are thrown out of the Democratic National Convention for exercising their rights to free speech; Dolores Huerta on the Latino vote and immigrant rights; we speak to several activists working with the Latino Caucus on labor, citizenship and democracy; Flashpoints en Español features a conversation with a young activist fighting to get out … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 27, 2004

We go to the Haiti Forum in Boston where members of Congress, journalists and Haitian activists come together to talk about the Bush-supported coup, the kidnapping of President Aristide, and what the future holds for Haiti; plus sounds of protest against the DNC; also Flashpoints en Español talks with a Colombian national labor leader at … Continued


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Flashpoints – July 26, 2004

Israeli occupiers murder a mentally unstable woman and two teens; Al Sharpton on the immigrant workers’ revolution and civil rights; a bilingual interview with the leader of the California Latino Caucus; and a survivor of military sexual abuse speaks out to the Democratic delegation; and sounds from the Democratic National Convention in Boston.


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Flashpoints – July 23, 2004

A new Iraqi Resistance Group raises the stakes with a bold kidnapping of an Egyptian Diplomat in Baghdad. We’ll take a look at the implications of the latest kidnapping as well as some background on Saudi connections. We’ll take an in depth look at what the critics are now calling the 9/11 Coverup Report. We’ll … Continued