Democracy Now! September 25, 1998

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Democracy Now! September 25, 1998
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Critical Resistance; King Leopoldus Ghost;

(14 Minutes) Critical Resistance Focus on the conference; Critical Resistance: Beyond the Prison -Industrial Complex. GUEST: Angela Davis, Professor, UC Berkeley, a former member of the Black Panther Party and one of the organizers of the Critical Resistance conference. (19 Minutes) King Leopold's Ghost The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been in the news a lot lately, as Laurent Kabila continues to fight a rebellion in his country that he says is being backd by Uganda and Rwanda. Todays focus is on the period in Congo's history in the late 1800s when an estimated 10 million Congolese were slaughtered under the regime of King Leopold II of Belgium. GUEST: Adam Hochschild, prof. of writing at the Graduate School of Journalism and the author of several books including BOOK: KING LEOPOLD'S GHOST.

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September 25, 1998
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September 25, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; September 25, 1998
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