Democracy Now! December 11, 1998

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Democracy Now! December 11, 1998
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Clinton Impeachment Hearings; Texas Execution of Canadian Postponed

(14 Minutes) Clinton Impeachment Hearings The House Judiciary Committee weighed final arguents yesterday over alleged "high crimes and misdemeanors" by President Clinton. Speaker Newt Gingrich notified the full House to prepare for a historic impeachment vote next week. Several official sources said Democrats laboring to fain support for censure from piviotal GOP moderate lawmakers were ready to demand a financial payment from Clinton as well as his signature on a written condemnation of his conduct. GUEST: Allan Hirsch, is an independent jounalist. (19 Minutes) Texas Execution of Canadian Postponed The US Supreme Court yesterday postponed last night's scheduled execution of a Canadian citizen just 30 minutes before he was to be strapped to a table in the Texas death chamber. The court said the delay was necessary to determine whether Joseph Stanley Faulder's international rights were violated. Faulder's attorneys say Canadian authourities should have been told of his murder arrest and detention under terms of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. GUEST: Maria Carrion, is Producer of Democracy Now. GUEST: Ray Hill, former prisoner in Texas whonow hosts The Prison Show at KPFT.

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December 11, 1998
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December 11, 1998
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WPFW; Julie Drizin, Amy Goodman; December 11, 1998
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