Democracy Now! September 22, 1998

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Democracy Now! September 22, 1998
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Clinton Videotape/Salon Magazine; Congressional Fallout; United Nations General Assembly

(14 Minutes) Clinton Videotape - Interview with the Editor of Salon Magazine The editor of Salon magazine talks about Clintontape. Also, Salon's response to Republicans' call for an FBI investigation into how the magazine got its scoop on Henry Hyde's extramarital affair. GUEST: David Talbot, editor of Salon Magazine (10 Minutes) Congressional Fallout A look at some of the more vulnerable Democrats running for Congressional offices. GUEST: Bob Hennelly, freelance reporter who is a consultant for Democracy Now! (17 Minutes) United Nations General Assembly Focus on US-UN relations. US owes over $1.5 billion in dues. Senate Foreign Relations Committee is preventing the Clinton administration from settling its debt unless the President approves a bill requiring him to forbid family-planning funds for any group working against abortion laws-a condition Clinton has thus far refused. During Clinton's 4 hour taped testimony broadcast, President Clinton addressed the UN with a speech that focused on terrorism but not a mention about the decision to bomb Sudan and Afghanistan. GUEST: Farhan Haq, United Nations correspondent for Interpress Service, a Third World news agency. GUEST: Jeff Laurenti, Dir. of Policy Studies at the United Nations Association of the united States. GUEST: Phyllis Bennis, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and author of the BOOK: CALLING THE SHOTS: HOW THE US DOMINATES THE UNITED NATIONS

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September 22, 1998
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September 22, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; September 22, 1998
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