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What Happened During the Last RNC?

08/21/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Note: This is a replay of an interview which originally aired on 4/26/12.

Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. In four months Tampa will host the Republican National Convention. When delegates, staff, journalists and demonstrators are counted as many as 50,000 people will be in the area for the convention.

The mayor of Tampa has proposed a large "clean-zone" around the convention site in downtown Tampa in which certain items and activities will be restricted.

Four years ago the ci...

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How Federal Government Law Enforcement Uses Paid Informants to Steer Activists Toward Violence

07/31/12 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Tuesday)
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Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. In a moment we’ll talk about a controversy that happened during the Republican Convention four years ago in St. Paul Minnesota involving some young men who were accused of plotting to firebomb the Convention--they say they were set up by a paid government informant… we’ll try to learn some lessons from the last RNC for the 2012 Convention which takes place in Tampa at the end of August ….

But first one listener comment about yesterday’s las...

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