Democracy Now! September 24, 1997

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Democracy Now! September 24, 1997
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Congressional Pay and Ethics; Thalidomide; Wellstone

(14 Minutes) Congressional Pay and Ethics The House of Representatives moved to win a pay increase and also to change the way ethics violations are investigated. GUEST: Gary Ruskin, head of Congressional Accountability Project. (19 Minutes) Thalidomide Food and Drug Administration looks set to approve Thalidomide, the drug that caused tens of thousands of horrific birth defects in newborns decades ago. GUEST: David Blanco, employed by LifeLink, a company that now sells Thalidomide over the phone. (17 Minutes) Wellstone Senator Paul Wellsone (D-MN) speaks to students at Howard University about race, poverty and the need for a living wage. TAPE OF: Senator Paul Wellstone.

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September 24, 1997
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September 24, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; September 24, 1997
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