Democracy Now! August 12, 1997

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Democracy Now! August 12, 1997
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Big Rigs; Northern Ireland; Police Surveillance

(14 Minutes) Big Rigs Debate on trucking industry and need for opening more highways. Debate is part of of a massive $175 billion transoportation bill making its way though Congress. GUEST: Michael Scippa, exec. dir. of Citizens for Responsible and Safe Highways. GUEST: Warren Hoemann, VP for policy of the California Trucking Assoc. GUEST: Quentin Lewton, a truck driver. (19 Minutes) Northern Ireland Background on Northern Ireland political history. Extended interview with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams. GUEST: Gerry Adams (17 Minutes) Police Surveillance Comeback of police departments spying and harassing political activists. GUEST: Mitzi Watz, journalist in Portland, OR., author of BOOK: POLICING ACTIVISTS: THINK GLOBAL, SPY LOCAL. GUEST: Frank Wilkinson, exec. dir. of the National Committee Against Repressive Legislation

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August 12, 1997
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August 12, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; August 12, 997
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