Democracy Now! August 5, 1997

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Democracy Now! August 5, 1997
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UPS Strike; Scientology Debate; Music Legend Fela Kuti Dies

UPS Strike Discussion of UPS strike that began yesterday, which crippled the country's largest package-delivery company. Also the media's confusion. GUEST: Anne Marie O'Neill, part-time UPS worker Eastern Long Island, NY. GUEST: Dave Pratt, a former UPS loader and an organizer for Teamster's for a Democratic Union, a rank and file reform organization. Scientology Debate Debate on the Curch of Scientology. GUEST: Bill Moon, a long time Scientologist. GUEST: Jim Siegelman, co-author of BOOK: SNAPPING: AMERICA'S EPIDEMIC OF SUDDEN PERSONALITY CHANGE. Music Legend Fela Kuti Dies The musical giant and political activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti (58) died this weekend at his home in Nigeria. GUEST: Diabel Faye, producer of Radio Kankan, an African music program on Pacifica station WBAI.

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August 5, 1997
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August 5, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; August 5, 1997
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