Democracy Now! December 30, 1998

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Democracy Now! December 30, 1998
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Conversation with Former Irish Political Prisoner Joe Doherty; Colombian Paramilitary Chief Suspected Killed

(28 Minutes) A Conversation with Former Irish Political Prisoner Joe Doherty. Joe Doherty, one of the most visible political prisoners in the US became the face of the Irish Republican movement in North America. He was released from prison as part of the Northern Ireland peace accords. GUEST: Joe Doherty. (5 Minutes) Listeners tald about the Major stories of 1998 (16 Minutes) Colombian Paramilitary Chief May Have Been Killed Human rights groups are expressing caution over the news that notorious death squad leader Carlos Castano was killed by rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - or FARC - in the northern province of Cordoba. FARC guerillas say they may have killed the 34 year old Castano in fighting that began on Sunday, although Castano's people are denying it. GUEST: Robin Kirk, Human Rights Watch Researcher who interviewed Carlos Castano last year. GUEST: Karl Penhaul, correspondent.

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December 30, 1998
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December 30, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; December 30, 1998
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