Democracy Now! September 12, 1997

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Democracy Now! September 12, 1997
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Military Budget and Weapons Systems; Biko Anniversary

(14 Minutes) Military Budget and Weapons Systems Update on international summit in Oslo where a treaty is being negotiated outlawing anti-personnel land mines. At the same time, Congress is examining the Pentagon's budget. GUEST: Gordon Clark, exec. dir. of Peace Action. (19 Minutes) Biko Anniversary A profile of Steve Biko, twenty years after his death in a South African police station. TAPE OF: Mrs. Nontsikelelo Biko, wife of Stee Biko. TAPE OF: Donald Woods, biographer of Steve Biko. (17 Minutes) Biko Anniversary Report on the five officers who murdered Steve Biko who are seeking amnesty from South Africa's Truth and Justice at Biko's familiy's opposition. TAPE OF: George Bizos, human rights lawyer representing the Biko family.

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September 12, 1997
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September 12, 1997
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; September 4, 1997
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