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Board of Governors opposes ban on research in Cuba listen

01/02/08 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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In 2006, the Florida Legislature passed a law banning colleges and universities in the state from spending money to send professors to Cuba and other countries that are called state sponsors of terrorism. But the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Florida filed a lawsuit on behalf of university professors.

Last month the governing body of the state’s university system, the Board of Governors, filed a brief supporting the ACLU’s position. This afternoon, WMNF’s Seán Kinane spok...

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Castor on CIA torture tape listen

12/10/07 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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WMNF’s Seán Kinane asked Rep. Kathy Castor whether she favors an independent investigator to look into the destruction of videotaped interrogation of terrorism suspects by the CIA.

“I’m looking forward to going back to Washington and talking with my colleagues, especially some that are on the Intelligence Committee, and gauge their opinions on it. But it’s unfortunately, not a surprise out of this administration that has mislead us for so many years -- whether it’s energy policy...

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