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Interview with John Graham-Pole

07/11/00

Interview with John Graham-Pole, author of upcoming book ILLNESS AND THE ART OF SELF-EXPRESSION (New Harbinger). Graham- Pole is a pediatric-oncologist and on the staff of the University of Florida Medical School. He says state of mind is an important component of treatment and disease survival. He advocates using art, writing and humor as a way to maintain a positive outlook while battling disease, and that studies show optimism is an important component of surviving a disease.

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07/07/00

Interview with Michael Canney of Cuba Vive, a group opposed to the U.S. embargo on Cuba. He discussed his group's plan to send another shipment of humanitarian aid to Cuba beginning this weekend.

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Interview with Anne Garris

07/07/00

nterview with Anne Garris of the Clearwater group "Save the Bayfront" which is urging people to vote no on the July 11th referendum on whether to lease five acres of city land to a developer for $1 a year.

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06/29/00

Interview with Robert Saunders Sr., author of "Bridging the Gap: Continuing the Florida NAACP Legacy of Harry T. Moore" (University of Tampa Press). Saunders was the Florida field secretary of the NAACP from 1952-1966. He fought against discrimination, lynchings and hostile government officials in order to help win more political and economic rights for African Americans.

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06/28/00

Interview with people who believe that marijuana should be decriminalized. Mike Palmieri, FORML- Florida Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws forml_2000@yahoo.com , Darrell McCormick- candidate for U.S Senate (No Party Affiliation) 352-336-9114, Bob Quayle- Pinellas FORML chapter, Jesse Bellamy w/ band Ellston Gunn, and Jeffrey Brown who (for religious reasons) believes he has the right to smoke pot. They discussed the upcoming Hemp festival in Zephyrhills.

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06/27/00

Interview with Florida Common Cause Executive Director Ben Wilcox on efforts to achieve campaign finance reform in Florida and the "People Over Politics" campaign to take politics out of redistricting.

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06/26/00

Interview with Dr. John Lee, author of "Natural Progesterone", "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Menopause", and "What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Pre-Menopause". Lee discussed the benefits of natural progesterone therapy and the problems caused by synthetic hormone therapy and estrogen dominance.

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06/21/00

Patrick Manteiga, editor and publisher of Tampa's 78 year old English-Spanish_Italian newspaper LA GACETA. Manteiga discussed the history of Tampa's Latino community, the newspaper's history, Florida politics and the Tampa Sports authority of which he is a member.

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06/20/00

Karl Grossman, journalism professor at SUNY/Old Westbury and Bruce Gagnon, founder of the Global Network Against Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space on the plans by U.S. government to introduce WEAPONSinto space.

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06/05/00

Interview with Ed Vulliamy, U.S. Bureau Chief for the LONDON OBSERVERnewspaper 2000 article describing plans by the U.S. government to unleash a potentially lethal herbicide across Colombia to eradicate coca plants. The herbicide is Fusarium EN-4 which some scientists say could harm people and legitimate crops.

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