Democracy Now!

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Democracy Now!
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Teamsters and James Hoffa; Hurricane Carter and the Death Penalty; Clinton Impeachment

(18 Minutes) Teamsters and James Hoffa Forty-one years after his famous father was elected to the same post, James P. Hoffa this weekend won the presidency of the Teamsters Union. GUEST: Stanley Aronowitz, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the City University of NY and author of many books including BOOK: FROM THE ASHES OF THE OLD: AMERICAN LABOR AND AMERICA'S FUTURE. (15 Minutes) Hurricane Carter and the Death Penalty Today we are joined by Rubin "Hurricane" Carter who is in Texas to pressure authorities to grant clemency to Stanley Faulder, the Canadian who is slated for execution on December 10, the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. GUEST: Rubin Hurricane Carter, Exec. Dir. of the Association in Defense of the Wrongly Convicted. GUEST: David Atwood, Exec. Dir. of the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. GUEST: Mark Warren, USA Coordinator for the Canadian section of Amnesty International. (17 Minutes) Clinton Impeachment Update on the House Judiciary Committee's Impeachment hearings. TAPE OF: Alan Dershowitz, addressing the committee on the issue of perjury.

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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; December 8, 1998
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