Democracy Now! February 18, 1999

Program Title:
Democracy Now! February 18, 1999
Series Title:
PRA Archive #: 

Ocalan; Kosovo Debate; The Climate of the Country

(14 Mintues)Ocalan As Kurdish independence leader Abdullah Ocalan awaits trial in Turkish island-prison, three Kurdish protesters are killed by security guards at teh Israeli embassy in Germany, and thousannds continue to protest Ocalan's arrest all over Europe. GUEST: Vera Beaudin Saeedpour, Founder of the Kurdish Library and the Kurdish Museum in NY, and editor of "Kurdish Life" and "International Journal of Kurdish Studies". GUEST: Hollie Cartner, Exec. Dir. of Human Rights Watch for Europe and Central Asia. (20 Mintes) Kosovo Debate A debate on Western intervention and media misinformation in Kosovo. GUEST: Bogdan Denitch, Honorary Chair of the Democratic Socialists of America. He also works at the Institute for the Transitions to Democracy that operates in Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia. GUEST: Michel Colon, Journalist and writer for "Solidaire", a weekly paper in Brussels. (18 Mintues) The Climate of the Country The Justice Department closed the books this week on a $1.6 billion reparations program for ethnic Japanese interned in American camps during WWII, and will settle with 181 ethnic Japanese from Latin America who suffered similar treatment. GUEST: Marnie Mueller, writer and community activist, author the "The Climate of the Country," a novel about the Tule Lake Japanese Segregation Camp during WWII. She was the first caucasion in this camp in northern CA, where her parents, both pacifists, were working.

Date Recorded on: 
February 18, 1999
Date Broadcast on: 
February 18, 1999
Item duration: 
These terms will not bring up a complete list of all items in our catalog associated with this subject. Click here to search our entire catalog.
WPFW; Maria Carrion, Amy Goodman; February 18, 1999
PRA metadata viewPRA metadata view
This recording is currently on a 1/4” reel tape and has not been digitally preserved. If you would like to contribute to the cost of transferring this recording, and receive your own personal copy on CD, please complete this form and we will return your request with pricing information. You will hear from an archive staff member once your request has been researched. We can also be reached by phone at 800-735-0230.