The Case of the Cuban Five
Update on the oral arguments of the Cuban Five. A few weeks ago, on February 14, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Atlanta in the case of the so-called Cuban Five. Five Cuban men have been serving harsh prison sentences after they infiltrated anti-Cuban right wing (terrorist) groups in South Florida, were arrested by US authorities in 1998, and received a highly-politicized trial in Miami.
Guest – Len Weinglass – Defense attorney for the Cuban Five
Guest – Ricardo Alarcon, President of the Cuban National Assembly – Co-Host Heidi Boghosian talks
with Alarcon about recent breakthroughs regarding the trial of the Cuban Five.
Music To Get Tortured By
Co-Hosts Michael Ratner and Michael Smith deconstruct music used for psychological torture by the US Government. Interestingly, the music was selected from bands that started in the mid-nineties, not the Beatles, but Christina Aguilera, Eminem, Metallica, and Barney. Music chosen for torture reveals the demographic of torturers.
Armenian Genocide Debate Panel Cancelled On PBS
Guest – Victor Papakhian
ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AGAINST GEORGE W. BUSH – The Center for Constitutional Rights set out the legal arguments for impeachment in a clear, concise, and objective discussion. In four separate articles of impeachment detailing four separate charges, warrantless surveillance, misleading Congress on the reasons for the Iraq war, violating laws against torture, and subverting the Constitution’s separation of powers and it is, say the CCR attorneys, a case of black letter law, with abundant evidence. Get this book!