Democracy Now! January 14, 1999

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Democracy Now! January 14, 1999
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Undemocratic Senate: A Talk with D.C.'s Delegates; The Demise of Women's Basketball

Undemocratic Senate: A Talk with D.C.'s Delegates As the 100 overwhelmingly white male members of the U.S. Senate prepare today to try President Clinton on charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, the District of Columbia's two "Shadow" Senators will e standing in the sidelines. With no voting rights, no offices in Congress, not even seats on the Senate floor, Washington's Senate representatives have been left out of the impeachment process. GUEST: Alvin Thornton, Chairman of Political Science at Howard University. GUEST: Eleanor Holmes Norton, D.C. Delegate. GUEST: Florence Pendleton, U.S. Shadow Senator for the District of Columbia since 1990. GUEST: John Gloster, Chairman of the D.C. Statehood Party. The Demise of Women's Basketball The Connecticut Attorney General's office is investigating if the NBA used its influence to undermine the American Basketball League the women's basketball league. GUEST: Richard Blumenthal, Attorney General of Connectivut who issued a subpoena.

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January 14, 1999
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January 14, 1999
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WPFW; Maria Carrion, Norman Kelley, Amy Goodman; January 14, 1999
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