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Interview with Former State Senator Helen Gordon Davis listen

10/21/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Monday)
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Tags: Helen Gordon Davis, Tampa, NAACP, cross burning, Women's rights, Feminism, Nicaragua, Charlie Crist, Cuba, wmnf, Rob Lorei

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Rob Lorei talks with women's and civil rights champion Helen Gordon Davis. In 1974 Davis was the first woman elected from Hillsborough County to the state legislature. Davis was a champion of women's issues and fought hard on behalf of ethnic minorities. She served six terms in the Florida House of Representatives. In 1988 she was elected to the Florida Senate. In this interview she talks about being the first white woman to join the local NAACP, a cross burning on her law...

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Pro Nica's Laura Hopps on the Situation in Nicaragua; and Woody Tasch on the Slow Money Movement

03/22/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today we’ll get an update from the country of Nicaragua. For much of the 1980’s it was at the center of a debate over US foreign policy. And later—the slow money movement. One of it’s leaders is in Sarasota today- we’ll talk with him in the second half of the show.

But first- two listener comments about yesterday’s program. Yesterday for part of the program we discussed the tenth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq.—And wh...

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Paul Dix: Eyewitness To Nicaragua

12/09/11 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Peace activist and photographer Paul Dix has compiled a new book called: Nicaragua: Surviving the Legacy of U.S. Policy. It is a 220-page bilingual photographic journey that began during the 1980s Contra War when Paul photographed hundreds of victims of the U.S.-sponsored conflict in Nicaragua. In 2002 Paul returned to the country to locate more than 100 of the people he had photographed during the war. This search became a 17-month odyssey full of detective work, long waits, dead ends, exha...

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