Democracy Now! August 4, 1997

Program Title:
Democracy Now! August 4, 1997
Series Title:
PRA Archive #: 

Cointelpro; Tommy Thompson Execution

(33 Minutes) Cointelpro Cointelpro (Counter Intelligence Program), FBI program aimed to destroy left-wing and progressive political orgs. emerging out of minority commuities etc. GUEST: Wesley Swearingen, former FBI agent and author of FBI Secrets: An Agent Expose. TAPE OF: Atty William Kunstler speaking to law students at Clark University on 4/4/78, about the assassination of former FBI deputy director William Sullivan and the Cointelpro program. (17 Minutes) Tommy Thompson Execution Last minute stay of execution by Federal appeals court in CA. GUEST: Ron Lowe, deputy press secretary for Gov. Wilson. GUEST: Robert Bryan, a San Francisco attorney specializing in Death Penalty litigation and the former chair of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

Date Recorded on: 
August 4, 1997
Date Broadcast on: 
August 4, 1997
Item duration: 
WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; August 4, 1997
Rights Summary: 
RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
PRA metadata viewPRA metadata view
This recording is currently on a 1/4” reel tape and has not been digitally preserved. If you would like to contribute to the cost of transferring this recording, and receive your own personal copy on CD, please complete this form and we will return your request with pricing information. You will hear from an archive staff member once your request has been researched. We can also be reached by phone at 800-735-0230.