The show, which is a panel discussion of state and local issues, is being cancelled by WEDU; 16 WEDU staff members are being laid off. During this segment Farrell discussed the role of the show, the subjects he's covered in the last 8 years, and the importance of locally produced programming on public television.
Columbia University law Professor George Fletcher says that there are two distinct trends in the U.S. constitution. Prior to the Civil War the document emphasized voluntary association, individual freedom and republican elitism. President Lincoln ushered in the beginning of a trend toward organic nationhood, equality for all persons, and popular democracy. Although it took many years for the country to begin to achieve the latter goals, they are the bedrock of the newer, more complete constit...
The next Florida governor will be selected in 500 days. Today we heard speeches by six possible Democratic candidates (Cong. Jim Davis, State Rep. Lois Frankel, State Senator Darryl Jones, Tallahassee Mayor Scott Maddox, attorney Bill MacBride, and former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno). Charles MacKenzie, the state co-ordinator of the Rainbow Push Coalition described efforts to register voters and involve people in the political process.
A discussion of the St. Petersburg Police Department's use of an explosive device on a recording studio in South St. Petersburg. The device caused the building to burn to the ground and $100,000 worth of recording equipment was destroyed. Guests: Craig Johnson, rap singer and Omali Yeshitela of the African People's Socialist Party.
Former Los Angeles deputy District Attorney Bugliosi has written a new book in which he claims that the United States Supreme Court failed to follow the law or any precedent in it's historic ruling in December 2000 which essentially stopped the vote recount and gave GWB the presidency.