Democracy Now! February 19, 1999

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Democracy Now! February 19, 1999
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Jasper; Woodfox; Interview about Herman Wallace

(14 Minutes) Jasper Today is the third day of the murder trial of white supremist John William King, accused of dragging an African American man to death behind a pickup truck. Yesterday, a former fellow inmate of King's testified that King had vowed in prison that he would kidnap and kill a black man when he got free in order to attract attention to a white supremist group that he was trying to form. GUEST: Jeremy Scahill, from PNN. (33 Minutes) Woodfox Southern injustice: the story of Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace, who organized the Black Panther Party at Louisiana's Angola Prison, and of why they have spent more than two decades in solitary confinement. (6 Minutes) Interview about Herman Wallace While Albert Woodfox was granted a new trial and faces re-sentencing, what happened to his friend and fellow Black Panther, Herman Wallace? GUEST: Malik Rahim, Former Black Panther who met Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace in the early 1970's.

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February 19, 1999
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February 19, 1999
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