Democracy Now! August 20, 1997

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Democracy Now! August 20, 1997
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Silence in the Newsroom; Merlinus Universe

(9 Minutes) Silence in the Newsroom Update on the investigation into police brutality accusations against the NYPD and the torture of Abner Louima. Also, refusal of police witnesses and "Don't ask, Don't tell" policy in the country's newsrooms when it comes to police brutality. GUEST: Earl Caldwell, former reporter for the NY Times. (36 Minutes) Merlinus Universe Discussion with the director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York. GUEST: Neil De Grasse Tyson, the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium.

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August 20, 1997
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August 20, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; August 20, 1997
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