NYPD Edit Arrest Video?
The New York Times reported earlier this week that in some 400 cases [90%] of charges against RNC protesters were dropped because video recordings emerged showing that the arrested had not committed a crime during RNC protests in NYC. Hosts, Dalia Hashad and Heidi Boghosian interview
Guest – Eileen Clancy from Eyewitness Video. Clancy describes how she discovered that two versions of the same police tape, one used as evidence in the case of Alexander Dunlop was edited. Edited out were sequences of events removed that portrayed Dunlop behaving peacefully.
Guest – Brenda Coughlin, PhD Candidate at Columbia School of Sociology.
Guest- Gil Anidjar – Assistant Professor in the Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures at Columbia University. He is the author of The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy.
Flag Burning Amendment
Hosts discuss issues surrounding the proposed amendment to the United States Constitution that would outlaw burning the Flag of the United States.