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  • emFive Days That Shook the World Seattle and Beyondem
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    Five Days That Shook the World: Seattle and Beyond

    The authors spoke about their book Five Days That Shook the World: Seattle and Beyond, published by Verso. The book focuses on the protests surrounding the 1999 World Trade Organization in…

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    White Out: The CIA, Drugs and the Press

    Mr. Cockburn discussed his book White Out: The CIA, Drugs and the Press about the Central Intelligence Agency’s involvement with the illicit drug trade in Los Angeles, California.

  • Washington Wednesday Journal
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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

  • Events in the News
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    Events in the News

    Mr. Forbes and Mr. Cockburn discussed the presidential election and the Republican National Convention. They also discussed their own political beliefs and opinions on the presidential…

  • Strategies for the Left
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    Strategies for the Left

    Alexander Cockburn, columnist for The Nation magazine, delivered a lecture at the University of Michigan Law School on the political agenda for liberals in the 1990's. He discussed recent…

  • Persian Gulf War Effects
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    Persian Gulf War Effects

    The Middle East Children’s Alliance and the Bay Area Pledge of Resistance held a forum to celebrate resistance to the Persian Gulf War. The panelists spoke about the effects of the war and…

  • The US Media and Guatemala
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    The U.S. Media and Guatemala

    Cockburn’s address is part of a symposium titled “Guatemala in the 90's - The Struggle for Democracy in a Country at War.” Mr. Cockburn covered the topics of silence, censorship, and and…

  • emCorruptions of Empireem
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    Corruptions of Empire

    Alexander Cockburn, a correspondent for The Nation, appeared on C-SPAN to talk about his book Corruptions of Empire. The book is part biography and part a collection of Mr. Cockburn’s…