News & Public Affairs07/11/05
William Moffitt, attorney for Sami Al-arian continued to cross-examine FBI Intelligence Analyst Sally Hayes. Hayes began testifying yesterday about evidence she has interpreted and categorized.
Moffitt pointed out that of the 400,000 interceptions of phonecalls and faxes made by the FBI only 400 are exhibits in the trail. When asked how many of these communications took place prior to October 1997 Agent Hayes agreed that more than half of the intercepts had taken place prior to tha...Be the first to comment
Dr. Nathan Thomas- USF- Lakeland Campus Dr.Brenda Townsend- USF- Special Education Show examens the crisis in education for black students after desegregationBe the first to comment
Guest interview with the state of Mississippi NAACP president, Mr. Derrick Johnson. Played 26-minute excerpt from Dr. Cornell West speech when he was invited to speak at the University of South Florida.Be the first to comment
Claire Matturro, author of Wildcat Wine. Claire Hamner Matturro grew up in Sarasota and practiced law there for 10 years. She then spent 6 years on the writing faculty at Florida State University College of Law. She maintains close ties to Sarasota although she now lives and writes in South Georgia.
Readers may remember her first novel, Skinny Dipping, set in Sarasota (as is Wildcat Wine) in which she introduced Lilly Belle Rose Cleary, a sexy, health nut of an attorney who has many of ...Be the first to comment
Feminist Majority Foundation. Eleanor Smeal from the Feminist Majority Foundation spoke with us about the impact the Supreme Court vacancy and filling it will have on women and on all of us. Many rights could be in jeopardy, including privacy, women's reproductive rights, Title IX, affirmative action, labor laws, and regulatory agencies, civil rights. Terms like "constitution in exile," "strict contruction,"and "unconstitutional power to the federal government" were explored. Do we want ...Be the first to comment
Patrice OÃ¢â¬â¢Neill, filmmaker. Environmental and economic interests clash, intensified by local talk radio station in a new documentary, Ã¢â¬ÅThe Fire Next Time,Ã¢â¬? by Ã¢â¬ÅNot in Our TownÃ¢â¬? filmmaking team.
The people of the Flathead Valley in Montana were used to thinking they live in Ã¢â¬Åthe last best place in America.Ã¢â¬? Kalispell, the county seat and valleyÃ¢â¬â¢s larest town, means Ã¢â¬Åprairie above the lake.Ã¢â¬? But as revealed by Patrice OÃ¢â¬â¢Neil...Be the first to comment
CAFTA Ã¢â¬â NAFTA on Steroids
Deborah James, Global Economy Director of Global Exchange. In a long awaited move, the Bush Administration finally sent the Central America -- Dominican Republic -- United States Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) to Congress for approval. With Fast Track in place, a vote could come as early as next week. In response, Global Exchange called on citizens across the country to make their voices heard with their elected officials in opposition to CAFTA. "Cor...Be the first to comment
Today Florida Senate President Senator Tom Lee made a stop at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club, where he spoke to a room crowded with members of the Sun Coast Tiger Bay Club. At this afternoonÃ¢â¬â¢s event, the legislator told the crowd where he stood on some of the major issues affecting voters in the Sunshine State. HereÃ¢â¬â¢s WMNF Reporter Julie Togba with more.
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Script: Conservative columnist Robert Novak was the first to reveal the identity of Ambassador Joseph WilsonÃ¢â¬â¢s wife Valerie Plame as a CIA operative. Later, Matt Cooper wrote a piece on the matter for Time Magazine, as did Judith Miller for the New York times, an article which never ran. A special prosecutor was appointed, Patrick Fitzgerald, who called on Miller and Cooper to testify, as well as NBC anchorman Tim Russert and Washington Post reporter Walter Pincus. It is not known whet...Be the first to comment
The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) and the Tampa Independent Business Alliance are marking the week of July 1-7 Independents Week. "ItÃ¢â¬â¢s a time to reflect on the importance of economic democracy and community self-determination by celebrating the nationÃ¢â¬â¢s locally owned independent businesses and the stake each citizen has in shaping their home townÃ¢â¬â¢s future," stated AMIBA director Jennifer Rockne. Our Guests were MaryAnn Ferenc, co-owner of Mise En Place a...Be the first to comment