Democracy Now! February 15, 1999

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Democracy Now! February 15, 1999
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Post Impeachment Analysis; Handgun Lawsuits

(24 Minutes) Post Impeachment Analysis After the acquital of President Clinton, a look at President Clinton's legacy for women's rights and civil rights. GUEST: Gwendolyn Mink, Author of BOOK: WELFARE'S END and the forthcoming book on sexual harrassment BOOK: HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT. GUEST: Kevin Gray, Author, board member of ACLU. GUEST: Kit Page, National Coordinator to Protect Political Freedom. (28 Minutes) Handgun Lawsuits Gun makers under fire. After a Brooklyn jury finds 15 gun manufacturers liable for shootings committed with illegally obtained guns, a look at how gun makers have flooded the market with lethal weapons. And as gun regulation moves from the legislatures to the courts, can the NRA be outsmarted in the courtroom? GUEST: Paul Barrett, Writer for the Wall Street Journal. GUEST: David Yassky, Asst. prof. of law at the Brooklyn College of Law. GUEST: Tina Johnstone, Co-founder of the Silent March, which each year collects the shoes of victims of gun violence and displays them all over the country. GUEST: John, Lowy, Staff attorney for the Legal Action Project at the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence in Washington, DC. GUEST: Mark Foster, President of "Louisiana Cease Fire," a public awareness group that does public education on the lethality of guns, and that has worked against pro-gun legislation.

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February 15, 1999
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February 15, 1999
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WPFW; Maria Carrion, Amy Goodman; February 15, 1999
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