This week Dennis rebroadcasts his interview with John and Elizabeth Edwards.
Mrs. Edwards is the wife John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who sought the Democratic Party's nomination to run for President in 2008.
John Edwards was the Democratic nominee for Vice President in 2004 and a one-term U.S. Senator from North Carolina. Edwards was a Democratic candidate in the 2008 Presidential election.
PHILIPPE PETIT, subject of this year's Academy Award Winner for Best Documentary Film, Man on Wire. The man who on the morning of August 7, 1974, rigged 200 feet of 3/4" steel cable between the twin towers of the World Trade Center and walked between them repeatedly, lying down at one point and making eight crossings in all. The film is based on Philippe Petit's book, Man on Wire. Click on "World Trade Center" above for youtube footage.
Timothy Patrick McCarthy is a Lecturer on History and Literature, Adjunct Lecturer on Public Policy, and Director of the Human Rights and Social Movements Program at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard University's Kennedy School. Dr. McCarthy's research agenda focuses on the relationship between human rights and social movements in three main areas: race relations and civil rights; LGBT politics, policy, and advocacy; and modern-day slavery and human trafficking.
Special Encore Rebroadcast: Walter Mondale was elected vice president of the United States on Nov. 2, 1976. On the president's behalf, Mondale traveled extensively throughout the nation and the world advocating U.S. policy. He was the first vice president to have an office in the White House, and he served as a full-time participant, advisor, and troubleshooter for the administration. In 1984, Vice President Mondale was the Democratic Party's nominee for president of the United States.
Join Ari for a Politickin with Ari Berman Primary Special rebroadcast.
He'll discuss the results of the Wisconsin and Hawaii primaries with Planet Erstwild's James Moore and Speaking Freely's Dennis Raimondi.
Senator Barack Obama ran away with both contests over Democratic rival Senator Hillary Clinton. This brings the number to 10 out of 10 straight victories for Obama in the run up to primaries on March 4th in Texas and Ohio, states Clinton has previously referred to as her "firewall" in the nominating process.
Click here for a youtube video of Ari discussing "Superdelegates 101."
Nina Hagen, legendary East German chanteuse diva/activist, speaks with Planet Erstwild's James Moore about her colorful career, her take on world events, her opposition to the Iraq invasion, war in general, and her unabashed support of Democratic presidential hopeful Dennis Kucinich.
Mayor Gavin Newsom visited Fairfield this past weekend, stumping for presidential hopeful Senator Hillary Clinton. James Moore caught up with him at a local eatery and arranged a phone interview.
As San Francisco's youngest mayor in 100 years, Gavin Newsom has accomplished remarkable things. In July, 2007, Healthy San Francisco was launched, guaranteeing comprehensive, high-quality healthcare for all San Franciscans, fulfilling a pledge he made in 2005.
In 2004, he unveiled San Francisco’s Climate Action Plan, which aims to reduce local greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2.5 million tons by 2012 and curb global warming through strict goals that exceed the United Nations Kyoto Protocols.
The Mayor has also set a course for San Francisco to have the cleanest public transportation fleet in the nation by 2007 and transition the city’s entire taxi fleet to hybrid, alternative fuel, and green vehicles. In addition, San Francisco led 150 cities in signing the Urban Environmental Accords, which mandated the implementation of green building and public space improvements.
Leigh Ann Caldwell, Washington editor for Free Speech Radio News will join James Moore in the studio today to discuss all things political with Ari Berman, contributing writer of The Nation.
Ari is currently located in New York.
Today's program will discuss the intensifying primary race in Iowa and elsewhere, including the Des Moines Register's endorsement of Hillary Clinton.
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Rebroadcast Wednesdays at 7am.
On Tuesday October 16th at 1pm, Dennis Raimondi, host of Speaking Freely, presents an exclusive phone interview with Elizabeth Edwards, wife of John Edwards.
Her husband, the former Senator of North Carolina, who ran as John Kerry's vice presidential candidate against Bush/Cheney in 2004, is currently seeking the Democratic nomination for president of the United States. He was recently in Fairfield meeting with caucus goers at the Lincoln Elementary School.
Mrs. Edwards talks about her life on the campaign trail, the differences between this run and the last national effort, and her father-in-law's life as a millworker. among other topics, in a 20-minute segment.
Click here for Dennis' interview with Elizabeth Edwards.
Ari discusses his recent piece in The Nation entitled "Rudy's Dirty Money", a look at presidential hopeful Rudy Guilliani's carefully cultivated business ties to Republican Texas corporate political oil money.
Co-hosts Dennis Raimondi and James Moore join the discussion that also focuses on the U.S. presidential race, Dennis' upcoming interviews with Elizabeth Edwards, former Governor Mitt Romney and former Governor Bill Richardson, Al Gore's Nobel Prize, and the call by Secretary of State Condi Rice to establish a Palestinian state.
Ari Berman, based in New York, NY, is a contributing writer for The Nation, a contributor to The Notion and a Puffin Foundation writing fellow at The Nation Institute.