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Sep 2, 2017 5:06pm EDT
. ever play with president george w. bush sunny have played with president george w. bush on a number of occasion. he plays speed golf, plays really fast. you've almost have to run to your golf ball could keep up with him but we have played together. >> host: music, you did train to be a classical music pianist, and i have seen you perform with yo-yo ma, among others. do you do a lot hoff those concerts anymore. >> guest: i play at least one concert a year. was fortune to plaintiff we yo-yo ma at his music festival at the send center for which you were such a great leader, david. but at least once a year i play a concert with a professional quartet from boston university, and we do a benefit for a charity that we started called classics for kids. puts musical instruments in the kid. believe like everybody that we need stem, science and technology and mathematics but i'm a great believe we need the arts. kids need exposure to the arts. >> host: i want to focus on your book, but you were born and grew up in birmingham. >> guest: yes. >> host: a segue degree grate -- segregated so
CSPAN
Sep 4, 2017 3:37pm EDT
ever play with president george w. bush? >> i have on a number ofpr locations. he plays really reallyys fast. you almost have to run to your golf ball to keep up with him. >> and music, you trained to be a classical music pianist and not have seen you perform with others. do you do those concerts anymore? >> i play at least one concert a year and was fortunate to play at his music festival recently at the kennedy center. at least once a year iby play a concert with a quartet from boston university and we do a benefit for a charity we started called classic for kids putting musical instruments in schools because i'm a believer that we need stem, science and technology and mathematics, but i also believe we need the arts..arts our kids need exposure to the arts. [applause]. s. >> i want to focus on your book took us some people who may not know and there may be one or two, you were born and grew up in birmingham. >> yes. >> segregated south under jim crow laws. when you were growing upgr how long did it take before you realized you were treated the same as everyone? >> i grew up
CSPAN
Sep 9, 2017 6:30pm EDT
courses i'm about a 13 or 14 handicap. [applause] >> did you ever play with president george w. bush? >> i've played with president george w. bush on a number of occasions. he plays really fast. you almost have to run to your golf ball to keep up with him but yes we played together. >> in music you did trained to be a classical musical pianistf and i've seen you perform with yo-yo ma among others so do you do a lot of those concerts anymore? >> i do at least one concert a year.rnatio was fortunate to play with yo-yo ma at his music festival at the kennedy center for which you are such a great leader david.d. at least once a year i have a concert with a professional quartet from boston university. we do a benefit for a charity that we started called classics for kids that puts a musical instance in the schools. i believe like everybody that we need s.t.e.m., science technology and mathematics but i'm also a great believer that we need the arts. our kids need to be closer to the arts. [applause] >> i want to focus on your book but some people may not know you did a biography. you were
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2017 7:00am EDT
president george w. bush? >> i have played on a number of occasions. he plays golf. yes we played together. >> you did train to be a classical music pianist. the taliban but as as they have been able to carry out bolder attacks closer to the capital, even in the international zone, you have to wonder how well at the send center for which you were such a great leader, david. but at least once a year i play a concert with a professional quartet from boston university, and we do a benefit for a charity that we started called classics for kids. puts musical instruments in the kid. believe like everybody that we need stem, science and technology and mathematics but i'm a great believe we need the arts. kids need exposure to the arts. >> host: i want to focus on your book, but you were born and grew up in birmingham. >> guest: yes. >> host: a segue degree grate -- segregated south under jim you. how long didded take you to realize you weren't'ing treated the statement sunny grew up in birmingham the most segregatessed big city in the country at the time. a police where the police commis
CSPAN
Sep 3, 2017 7:05am EDT
courses on about 13 or 14 handicap. >> okay, so did you ever play with president george w. bush? >> i have played with president bush on a number of occasions. he plays speedball, really fast, you almost have to run to your belk bowl but yes, we played together. >> and music, you trained to be a classical music pianist and i've seen you perform with yo-yo ma among others you do a lot of those concerts anymore? >> i do at least three concerts a year, i was fortunate to play with yo-yo ma at his recent music festival at the kennedy center. you're such a great leave leader david but at least once a year i play a concert with a professional quartet from boston university and we do a benefit for a charity that we started called classical for kids, it puts musical instruments in the schools because i believe like everybody that we need stem. science, technology and mathematics but i'm also a great believer that we need the arts, arcades may be closer to the arts. so. >> i want to focus on your book but people may not know, there may be one or two biographies, you were born and grew up in birming
CSPAN
Jun 3, 2017 5:30pm EDT
lines of black people waiting to vote and i said to my uncle this must mean that man george wallace can't win. i knew in my own 6-year-old way he didn't want him to win. and my uncle said we are minorities so he is going to win. i looked at my uncle and said then why do they bother and my uncle said because they know one day that vote will matter. as i went around the world as secretary of state and saw long lines of people voting sometimes for the first time told myself they know one day that vote will matter. we are blessed with this extraordinary gift of democracy. americans in particular were blessed with founding fathers who understood an institutional design that would protect our liberties and right to say what we think and worship as we please and be free from the police at night and have the dignities that come with having those governing you to ask for consent. if we were blessed by that and in doubt with our creator, it can't be true for us and not them. and one of the marvelous legacies of the united states of america and the building in which we sit, the library in whic
CSPAN
May 27, 2017 8:33pm EDT
to vote and i said to my on-call, well this must mean that man george wallace can't win. i knew in my own way that we probably did not want him to win. so my uncle said oh no, he said we are a minority so he is going to win. i looked at my uncle and i said then why do they bother? my uncle said because they know that one day that vote will matter. as i went around the world secretary of state and i saw long lines of liberians or afghans or iraqis, south africans in latin america, people voting sometimes for the first time, thought to myself they know that one day they'll vote will matter. we are blessed with this extraordinary gift of democracy. in particular we are blessed with founding fathers who understood and institutional design that would protect our liberties, our right to say what we think and to worship as they pleased to be free from the secret police that night, to have the dignity that comes with having those who were going to govern you have to ask for your consent but if we were blessed with that and we believed we were endowed via our creator with those rights, it c
CSPAN
Jun 24, 2017 10:47am EDT
be tough. but i can remember -- running being in the election campaign with george w. bush and at the end of the day he was ready to go and i wanted to get back to the holings and i've had it. so i love doing public service i'll keep doing public service. i'm very involved in k-12 education reform which is important to our krpght without that we're not very strong. work a lot with boys and girls clubs to try to do work on -- and busy teaching those millennials you know -- they are -- they are the most wonderful -- they are the most public minded kids in my 30-plus years of teaches but they are also the kids who got the participation trophy. and -- [laughter] so they are slightly fragile. [laughter] and yet they're the funniest combination of slightly fragile and hyperconfident because they've been told that they were, you know, the next -- [laughter] so my favorite two lines are, i want to be a leader. and i say now, that's not a destination and it's not a job description. so what tweal are you going to know -- so that somebody might want you to lead? my other favorite one is i want m
CSPAN
Jul 3, 2017 10:00am EDT
press on, the first approximation and is where people are not like george lucas with respect to death of luke skywalker, meaning not going to happen, then something might be moved. and notice if you want in return of the jedi, yoda did die. made some progress. >> i want to thank you for a very interesting presentation. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> booktv is on twitter and facebook, and we want to hear from you. we does twitter.com/booktv or post a comment on our facebook page, facebook.com/booktv. >> [inaudible conversations] ladies and gentlemen, please welcome dr. condoleezza rice. [applause] >> good evening everyone. my name is john heubusch by the honor of being executive director of the ronald reagan presidential foundation and want to thank all of you for coming out this evening. in honor of our men and women in uniform protecting our freedoms around the world, would you please stand and join the pledge of allegiance? i pledge allegiance to the flag of united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible with liberty and
CSPAN
Jul 4, 2017 8:45pm EDT
george wallace can't win. i knew in my six-year-old ways that we don't want him to win. and so michael said, oh no, where minority in size and why do they bother because one day that beaufort will matter as i went around the world and south africans, latin america voting, sometimes for the first time they know that one day that boat will matter. and we are blessed with the extraordinary gift, democracy. americans in particular were blessed with founding fathers who understood an institutional design that would protect our liberties, our right to say what we think, to worship as we please, to be free from the knock of the secret place at night. to have the dignity that comes with those who are going to govern you have test for their consent. if we were blessed with that and believe we are in town by our creator with those rights, cannot be true for us and not for them. one of the marvelous legacies of the united states of america and the building in which we sit, one of the most marvelous legacies of ronald reagan was that he never forgot our obligation to speak for the voiceles
CSPAN
Jun 11, 2017 6:59am EDT
that george wallace can't win. i knew we probably didn't want him to wane. so my uncle said, oh, no, he said, we are a minority so he's going to win and i looked at my uncle and said, then why do they bother and my uncle said because they know that one day that vote will matter and as i went around the world as i saw long lines of liberians, south africans in latin america, they know one day the vote will matter and we are blessed with this extraordinary gift, democracy. americans in particular were blessed with founding fathers who understood an institutional design that would protect our liberties, our right to say what we think, worship as we employees, to be free from the secret police at night and have the dignities that comes from having those that are going to govern you, asking for consent but if we were blessed with that and we believe we were endowed by our creator with those rights, it can't be true for us and not for them and one of the marvelous legacies of the united states of america and the buildings that we sit, the libraries in which we sit, one of the most marvelo
CSPAN
May 28, 2017 7:30pm EDT
people waiting to vote. i said to my uncle, well, this must mean that man wallace, george wallace can't win. i wouldn't when my six-year-old ways that we do not want him to win. so, michael said oh no, we are minority, so he is going to win and i looked at michael and said, then why do they bother? and they said wide and he said because they know one day they know the vote will matter. i saw long lines of liberians are iraq is in south africans people voting sometimes for the first time. they know that one day that but will matter. we are blessed with this extraordinary gift, democracy. americans in particular were blessed with founding fathers who understood an institutional design that would protect our liberties, our right to say what we think of worship as we please, to be free from the secret place at night, to have the dignity that comes with those having to governor you to ask for your consent. but if we were blessed with that and we believed we were endowed by our creator with those rights, it cannot be true for us and not them. one of the marvelous legacies of the united
LINKTV
Apr 14, 2014 8:00am PDT
quote the george polk awards ceremony friday, poitras and greenwald were joined by their colleagues you and mccaskill of "the guardian" and barton gelman of "the washington post," who share the award with them. this is laura poitras followed by glenn greenwald in their acceptance speeches. >> i am incredibly honored to be
LINKTV
Feb 19, 2014 8:00am PST
quote glenn greenwald and three other journalists won the george polk award for the reporting on the nsa. greenwald said the court ruling makes it clear the top british spy agency was monitoring "the communications of myself, david, and/or the guardian." he said -- in venezuela, right-wing opposition leader leopoldo lÓpez
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Apr 15, 2014 8:00am PDT
quote , glenn greenwald, you and mccaskill, and barton gelman. the group also won a george polk journalism award last week. in a statement, snowden honored the journalist involved saying -- and those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!,
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Apr 14, 2014 8:00am PDT
quote states until this past friday when they flew from berlin to new york to accept the george polk award for national security reporting. they flew and not knowing if they would be detained or subpoenaed by the u.s. government. in january, the director of national intelligence james clapper described analysts working on the nsa story as a compass is." in february, mike rogers, chair of the house intelligence committee, accused glenn greenwald of selling stolen goods are reporting stories on the nsa documents. greenwald and poitras were accompanied by an aclu attorney,
WHUT
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
advocate senator george mcgovern dies of the age of 90. we will speak with stephen vittoria about his film, "one bright shining moment: the forgotten summer of george mcgovern." as well as his latest project, the new documentary, "long distance revolutionary: a journey with mumia abu-jamal." >> [indiscernible] >> and no way out. freed american hiker shane bauer rights, "solitary in iran nearly broke me. then i went inside america's prisons." >> i spent seven months in a prison cell. i thought this was one be better than it is. this is one of eight in a pod. a little over 11 by 7 feet, smaller than any i have ever inhabited. >> shane bauer was held in solitary confinement in iran for four months, now his written a major exposÉ on shocking conditions of solitary confinement inside the u.s.. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road in san rafael, broadcasting from the community media center. both the u.s. and iran are denying claims of having reached an agreement in principle for direct one-o
WHUT
Jul 15, 2013 6:00pm EDT
goodman. in one of the most closely watched murder cases in years, a florida jury has found george zimmerman not guilty on charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter for fatally shooting unarmed black teenager trayvon martin. zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watchman, shot martin and of february 26 2012 in a gated community in sanford, florida, as the teenager walked back to his father's girlfriends house after buying candy at a nearby store. a police report filed that number -- that night noted that there was -- about sixs trial took weeks. all six of the jurors who decided his fate were women. five were white, one latino. they deliberated for more than 16 hours before they return to the courtroom. as judgethe scene debra nelson received their verdict. >> members of the jury, have you reached a verdict? would you please hand it to the deputy? ok, [indiscernible] in the circuit court of the 18th judicial circuit in seminole county, florida, the state of florida versus george zimmerman, the verdict, we the jury find george zimmerman not guilty. >> does either side want to p
LINKTV
Jul 15, 2013 3:00pm PDT
florida versus georgia zimmerman, the verdict, we jury find george zimmerman not guilty. >> the verdict is in britain george zimmerman is acquitted for the shooting death of trayvon martin, an unarmed african-american teenager in florida. the verdict sparked protests around the country. >> we still today want justice. >> we still today want justice. >> and we will not be satisfied until justice is obtained. >> and we will not be satisfied until justice is obtained. ofwe will speak with some those in the streets and to the reverend jesse jackson as well as philip agnew, head of the dream defenders, a coalition of young people of color in florida, formed after trayvon martin's death. 2013 and beyond, it is in europe propelled by black and brown youth in our formative years criminalized, marginalized , cast aside and forgotten. we found strength in our struggles, determination. we are good kids growing up in bad states. >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. thousands of protesters have taken to the streets ac
LINKTV
Oct 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
from usc named george lucas had a title that read like a license plate, "thx 1138." a film with striking imagery, it perplexed studio executives. he later made "star wars." the first feature of a filmmaker from nyu named martin scorsese was picked up by an independent who changed its title and put it in local theatres. it didn't last long. he later made "goodfellas." steven spielberg, francis ford coppola, brian depalma. though their early work was not mainstream hollywood, their later work would ultimately represent what hollywood did best, with works like "e.t.," "the godfather," and "the untouchables," blockbusters. we are going to look at a band of filmmakers who thought they could change the world, and they did. "the film school generation." (whizzing of rockets) (music playing) (screams) don't try it. buddy, look, the lady obviously doesn't want -- look, creep, you want a knuckle sandwich? (narrator) in the beginning, however, only two things distinguished them from old hollywood. they have beards, and they almost all went to film school. (steven spielberg) i never went to
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Oct 30, 2014 9:00am PDT
combined ucla and usc student films, that's when i first saw george lucas's work, thx 1138, and i met george that day and i realized there was an entire generation coming out of nyu, usc, ucla and i was kind of an orphan, abandoned in long beach, at a college that didn't really have a film program. so i even redoubled my efforts at that moment to attend those two universities. and every time i went in with my application for transfer, they kept saying, no, your grades aren't high enough. and then i remember one teacher at usc said, "you're probably going to vietnam anyway." well for me, before i went to film school i was interested in maybe becoming an english major or becoming an anthropology student. i wanted to go to art school and become an illustrator. those were the options that i was playing with. i didn't know very much about film at all. i was interested in photography and it was really out of my interest to become an illustrator. i ended up at usc film school, didn't know anything about it. i thought: this might be interesting. (george lucas) i got in there and within a mont
WHUT
Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
legacy of senator george mcgovern, best known for running against president richard nixon and an anti-4 platform. >> as one whose heart has eight for the past 10 years of the agony of vietnam, i will hold the senseless bombing on and our role day. >> as a family spokesperson confirms senator mcgovern is in hospice care, unresponsive and there in the end of his life, we will play extended excerpts of the documentary "one bright shining moment: the forgotten summer of george mcgovern." it traces his historic campaigne presidency. >> that is the highlight of my life, i guess, winning the democratic nomination of the oldest political party in american history. i remember excited faces, people laughing and talking, some weeping. there was a lot of emotion and passion in that campaign. and i will take those memories with me the rest of my life. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road in sacramento, california a. dozens of people were killed thursday when syrian warplanes bombed the rebel
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Jul 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
george zimmerman following his acquittal? we will speak with ben jealous about the case in the first post all comments of the juror a trayvon martin's friend rachel jeantel. then we go to egypt or seven people died and over 260 were winded last night between clashes -- were wounded last night in clashes. >> we do not kneel for anyone and we do not respond to pressure from anyone. of course the rule of the people is more important in any visit or representative and more important in any state or it of course i reject the visit of the american representative because they are the reason for the military to. >> we will speak with democracy kouddous inf abdel cairo. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. crow tests against the acquittal of george zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed african-american teenager trayvon martin continued across the country monday. in los angeles, at least 13 people were arrested overnight as police accused some protesters vandalizing cars, breaking windows, and setting fires. t
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Jul 26, 2013 3:00pm PDT
jury that acquitted george zimmerman has come forward to reveal that she believes he was guilty. speaking to abc news, identified by her first name, maddy, said that she wanted to declare him .uilty but changed her mind >> you have not ask for money, you have not asked for a book deal, nothing other than a forum to be able to tell your story. >> i do not need money. no money in the world could pay me to forget the pain i am going through. trayvon martin will always be in my heart. >> she wanted to talk about how the jury reached their verdict and what she sees as perhaps a higher justice. >> at the end of the day, he will have a lot of questions and answers to deal with. the law could not prove it. we just have to believe in the is asked to pay, he will pay. becauseby the decision of the law. if i stand by the decision because of my heart, he would have been guilty. that is an exclusive report from robert roberts. closing statements are underway in the trial of bradley manning for the disclosure of government information to wikileaks. on thursday, the prosecutor accused him of s
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Jul 17, 2013 8:00am PDT
rights charges against george zimmerman for the killing of unarmed teenager trayvon martin. we will speak with michelle alexander, author of "the new jim crow." >> the appearance of racial equality that barack obama election has afforded, serves to deeply disturbing, underlying racial reality, which is that large segments, a majority of african-american men in some urban areas are either under the control of the criminal justice system are branded felons for life, blocked in a permanent second-class status. >> and what happened at trayvon martin, and the like a punishment faced by his killer, is not unique area did we will look at a report by the malcolm x grassroots movement that found at least 100 36 unarmed african americans were killed by police and security over the course of 2012. go to california were prisoners have entered the 10th day of a hunger strike calling for better conditions -- many of them held in solitary confinement for over a decade. today, july 16, 2013, 2493 inmates in 15 state prisons are participating in a mass hunger strike. 201 inmates in seven state priso
PBS
Dec 14, 2015 12:00pm PST
columnist and environmental activist george monbiot and sierra club executive director michael brune . all that and more, coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. nearly 200 nations agreed in paris saturday to a global accord to rein in rising greenhouse emissions that are warming the planet. the deal involves voluntary commitments to begin cutting emissions as well as billions more dollars to help poor nations cope with the transition to a greener economy powered by renewable energy. president obama hailed the deal even while of knowledge and it is not enough to stop global warming. >> even if all the initial targets set in paris are met, we will only be part of the way there when it comes to reducing carbon from the atmosphere, so we cannot be complacent because of today's agreement. the problem is not solved because of this accord. it make no mistake, the paris agreement establishes the enduring framework the world needs to solve the climate crisis. amy: many scientists and them terminal groups say nations need to be far mo
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Mar 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
dead in sanford, florida, his gun man, george zimmerman, remains a free man, despite growing questions over zimmerman's claims he acted in self-defense. we will speak with trayvon martin's attorney and the comparisons between martin's death and civil rights murder emmett till who was killed at the age of 14 in mississippi in 1965. we will speak director who was , mamieby till's mother till mobley. >> there is no simple formula from art to justice. i note art, in my own case, the art of poetry, means nothing if it simply decorates the dinner table of power which holds it hostage. >> adrienne rich died on tuesday at the age of 82. we will speak with pulitzer prize-winning author alice walker and frances goldin, her friend and literary agent. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the senate has failed to pass the measure that would end billions of dollars in tax breaks for large oil companies. the measure failed and a 51-47 vote short of the 60 needed to overcome a republican-led filibuster. earlier
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Sep 29, 2014 12:00pm PDT
remembrance of jacob george, and afghanistan war veteran and peace activist who took his own life earlier this month. george cofounded the afghan veterans against the war committee, part of iraq veterans against the war. in 2011, he and fellow veteran brock mcintosh returned to afghanistan to meet with young afghan peace activist. mcintosh remembers george bonding with the 15-year-old wasan boy who, like george, a farmer. together, they discussed "the absurdity of poor farmers being sent to kill poor farmers while people are starving." mcintosh said. george was also a musician who biked around the united states playing music for peace. in 2012, at the nato summit in chicago, he was among the veterans who hurled their military medals for the nato summit gave in an act of protest against the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >> my name is jacob george, from arkansas. i met veteran of the war. i have one word for this global war on terrorism decoration, and that is shame. jacob george spoke openly about his struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder and with getting v.a. counselors to underst
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Apr 14, 2014 8:00am PDT
compasses. they flew in for the george polk awards. we will play their acceptance speeches and a news conference that followed. then we will be joined by matthieu aikens who won a george polk award as well for his rolling stone piece, "the a-team killings." >> the torture and action additional killings i wrote about in the story is routine among the afghan security forces we have trained. we're leaving behind a gangster state. >> all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. three people have been killed in shootings at two jewish facilities in kansas. a former member of the ku klux klan is accused of opening fire inside a jewish community center and an assisted-living home in the town of overland park. the suspect reportedly yelled ler" upon his arrest. the police chief said the attack is began to investigate it as a hate crime. >> i caution everyone to understand suspects are people of interest. this gentleman is in his 70's. he is a white male. he has a beard. outside of that, there's not a whole lot i can confi
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Aug 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
also speak to the author of "bush's brain: how karl rove made george w. bush presidential." this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. we are breaking with convention. i'm amy goodman. hurricane is it had made landfall in southern louisiana as it heads toward louisiana on the seventh anniversary of hurricane katrina. the category 1 storm is producing winds of 80 miles per hour and is expected to bring heavy flooding. it will mark the most serious test of the rebuild levees in the seven years since katrina. at least 200,000 people have lost our throughout the gulf coast area and some 50,000 were slated to evacuate new orleans. on tuesday, president obama warned of the potential of major damage from flooding. >> as we prepare for isaac to hit, i want to urge all residents of the gulf coast to follow directions of officials, including, if they tell you, to evacuate. we are dealing with a big storm and there could be significant flooding and damage across a large area. now is not the time to tempt fate. now is not the time to dismiss official warnings. you need
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Feb 27, 2014 8:00am PST
"star trek" actor and gay rights activist george takei. >> anytime you need to say the word gay, you can simply say the gay. you could safely proclaim your supportive to gay marriage. if you're a no more festive mood, you can march in the takei pride parade. >> we will speak with george takei about the attack on gay rights, growing up in a japanese internment camp during world war ii. and we will look at how fracking poses not only a threat to the nation's water supply, but also the air. this stuff starts happening and i noticed there into my noseing up and there is this heaviness on my chest, and it feels like an elephant sitting here. it feels like somebody is choking the air out of me. i can't get a breath. >> fracking the eagle ford shell. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. brewer hasernor jan vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses to deny service to lgbt people. in recent days, the bill generated a nationwide chorus of condemnation, not just from lgbt activist, but also from major co
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May 31, 2012 3:00pm PDT
assassination. george tiller was shot dead while attending church in wichita, kansas. reproductive health care providers remain a target of violence against a wave of new legislation curtailing access to safe abortion. last week, two clinics were set ablaze. we will speak to mickey saporta and dr. willie parker. and then to bahrain to speak with two just released political prisoners, zainab alkhawaja and nabeel rajab. >> i will continue my struggles. no matter what the cost me. i believe the cost of the struggle, the freedom that we are fighting for, and i am willing to pay that cost. first gold rush since the days of christopher columbus. will the people of haiti benefit? people speak with a reporter. all that coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. new fighting erupted in yemen as part of a military defense in the south. seven were killed earlier today when fighters attacked a town held by to remit troops. the clashes came hours after some 20 fighters and seven fighters exchanged fire outside a city of jaar. there is a food
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May 11, 2016 8:00am PDT
writing fellow at the nation institute. in miami, florida, we're also joined by george mallinckrodt, a psychotherapist, author, and human rights activist. he is a whistleblower who lost his job after reporting on abuse of his patients in the dade correctional institution's transitional care unit in 2011. his book is called, "getting away with murder: a true story." we welcome you both to democracy now! eyal press talk about how you discovered this story in particular cases inside the florida prison. >> i discovered the story through people like george mallinckrodt, and various other counselors and psychotherapists who worked at his present you just mentioned, the dade correctional institute. what interested me, in the abstract, these are people who worked in the mental health ward. when they saw abuse, they have a duty to report it. that is part of the basic medical ethics. yet they are in reality beholden to the guards for their own safety and security, for their ability to do their jobs. so i wrote about various people in that ward, personnel, who witnessed the abuse and felt stif
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Aug 31, 2017 12:00pm PDT
will go to houston and port arthur texas for the latest. we will speak with george about the crucial questions hurricane is not being asked about. another suspect in the brutal beating of deandre harris. he has been arrested. why has it taken so long when the beating was caught on film? we will speak with the reporter who interviewed deandre. >> there was all of this chaos going around. i felt myself getting hit. every time i got up, i lost consciousness and fell. and tooks picked me up me over there so i can get help. amy: all that and more, coming up. welcome to democracy now, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. in texas, tropical storm harvey made a second landfall wednesday near the border with louisiana, bringing more rain and catastrophic flooding to the gulf coast as the death toll from the unprecedented storm rose to at least 38. on thursday, the city of port arthur, texas, which is 100 miles east of houston was completely under water. flooding even forced the city to evacuate one of its own shelters set up for people who had fled their homes. port ar
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Jul 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
martin could have been me, 35 years ago. >> as protests continue over the acquittal of george zimmerman, we speak to cornel west about president obama's remarks about trayvon martin and race relations. and newly disclosed e-mails obtained by the associated press showed former indiana governor mitch daniels, now head of purdue university, moved to remove hard zinn's work in classrooms weeks before the historians death. editor,speak with his anthony arnove, and hear zinn in his own words. people that tell roosevelt, one of our great heroes, was a warmonger, loved military exploits, and congratulated a general who committed a massacre in the philippines? should we tell young people that? i think we should be honest with young people. all that and more, coming up. welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. thousands of demonstrators rallied for a week ever the acquittal of george zimmerman and the shooting of trayvon martin. in new york city, the mother of trayvon martin, sybrina fulton, addressed hundreds. >> in the courtroom, it seemed that the
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Oct 2, 2013 6:00pm EDT
attorney george kendall. first, we go directly to the new orleans hospital or herman wallace lies. we are joined by jackie summell some of the artist behind "herman's house," who joined us on monday in studio in new orleans when democracy now! was broadcasting from there, broadcasting about the case of herman wallace, then still in prison. now she joins us by phone at the bedside of herman wallace from the lsu medical center where herman wallace is now. jackie, can you talk about herman's condition at this point? >> good morning, amy. herman has taken a turn for the worst at about 3:00 in the morning. i got a phone call from one of the other supporters who said, you should come in. the doctors aren't sure if his kidneys are also failing as well as his liver. so i have been with them since 3:00. a word, like speak if you move him around, he will yell, indicate he is uncomfortable, but he doesn't seem to be cognizant in any other way. it is a really intense time right now. myself and a few other long-term supporters and his sister are at + with them. >> jackie, did he understand yesterd
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Jun 6, 2016 8:00am PDT
boxing license. 1974, mohammed ali reclaimed the world heavyweight title defeating george foreman in what was known as the rumble in the jungle, a historic boxing match. this is a clip from the documentary, "whwhen we were kingngs." >> i live in america, i was a slave 400 years ago. amy: mohammed ali --muhammad ali grew increasingly involved in world affairs. my name and the name of all muslims in america, i declare support for the palestinian struggle to deliberate their h homeland and oust zionist invaders. 1990, he traveled to baghdad and met with saddam hussein against the wishes of the u.s. governmement. of 50ured the release americans being held by the iraqi government. we will be joined by two guests. ishmael is the educator, writer, thectivist who wrote complete mohammed ali, recipient of the macarthur genius award and we will be joined by elizabeth alexander, poet and former chair of african studies, african-american studies at yale university. she is the author of the poem narrative written from the perspective of mohammed ali. she is the poet who in 2009 poem one inaugural
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Sep 3, 2015 12:00pm PDT
has charged syrian colonel george salloum with allegedly torturing canadian engineer maher arar. in 2002, arar was rendered by the united states to an overseas detention center in his native syria where he was tortured and interrogated in a tiny underground cell for nearly a year. this is the first ever criminal charge of torture brought by canada against a foreign government official for acts committed abroad. we'll have more on the case later in the broadcast. we will speak with the wife of maher arar. in kentucky the county clerk who , has defied the supreme court and refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is set to appear before a federal judge today to make her case for why she shouldn't be held in contempt of court. rowan county clerk kim davis stopped issuing all marriage licenses rather than comply with the supreme court ruling in june that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide. in a filing wednesday, attorneys for davis argued a court order requiring her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples "irreparably and irreversibly violates her conscience." w
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Jan 15, 2016 12:00pm PST
director of segregationist alabama governor george wallace's 1968 presidential campaign, but has since become a civil rights attorney and social justice activist. we'll also speak with nation magazine publisher katrina vanden heuvel, not only about the republican bait -- debate, but also for only the third time in its 150-year history, the nation magazine has endorsed a candidate in the democratic primary. then to the water crisis in flint, michigan. >> it is an emergency. the cdc and the pediatrics say levelis no safe of lead. it is an emergency. amy: protesters fill the state capitol in lansing, calling on governor rick snyder to resign over the flint water contamination crisis. we will get the latest from the doctor who helped expose the lead poisoning, mona hanna-attisha, as snyder has asked president obama to declare a federal emergency in flint where residents are also dealing with an outbreak of legionnaires disease that's killed 10 people so far. and we will speak with investigative reporter curt guyette about how the same unelected emergency manager who caused the crisis in fl
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Jun 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
moments before the 17-year-old unarmed teenager was shot dead by george zimmerman. we will get the latest on the zimmerman trial. then the senate passes an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws. it creates up at the citizenship for millions while adding unprecedented new border security measures. >> some of the legal, it is unprecedented, the decision that was taken by democrats and republicans this week to militarize the border. this is not the reform we asked for. >> the obama's arrive in south remainss nelson mandela in critical condition. yesterday they visited goree island. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the senate has approved the long-awaited immigration reform bill that creates a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants while imposing unprecedented measures for new border security. 14 republicans join a united democratic caucus to pass the bill by a vote of 68 to 32 including an amendment that radically expands enforcement along u.s. mexico border, spending $46 billi
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