Tag Archive: Vietnam

Law and Disorder Radio – Susan Schnall, Jim Lafferty and Doug Rawlings on the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War – Hosts: Heidi Boghosian, Michael Steven Smith & Michael Ratner – Produced by Geoff Brady

50-Year Anniversary of the Vietnam War: Professor Susan Schnall From 1967 to 1969, during the Vietnam War, Lieutenant J.G. Susan Schnall was a Navy nurse stationed at a hospital in Oakland, California treating wounded Marines. She and other soldiers threw…
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From Guantanamo to Wikileaks: Taking on the State in a Post 9/11 World – Bard College – Speech Notes – PDF

  2015 Bard College Speech Notes 9/11 paradigm shifting – constant – what needs Empire war race capitalism rampant inequality No matter the topic its always been about fighting against the US — Of course wikileaks snowden Gitmo Torture–prosecutions War—…
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4/7 The Butcher of Attica – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that Gov. Rockefeller ordered the 1971 massacre of rebelling black prisoners to send a message throughout the US prison system.

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4/7 The Butcher of Attica – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore, and we’re continuing our series of Reality Asserts Itself interviews with lawyer–I should say, radical human rights lawyer Michael Ratner, who now joins…
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3/7 MLK and a Radicalizing Moment in American History – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Transcript

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay how the message and death of Dr. King, the army occupation of Baltimore and the police attack on the Colombia U. protest profoundly shaped the rest of his life. PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome…
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3/7 MLK and a Radicalizing Moment in American History – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay how the message and death of Dr. King, the army occupation of Baltimore and the police attack on the Colombia U. protest profoundly shaped the rest of his life

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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview – Transcript

I’ve been wanting to do this series for a long time. Michael Ratner is one of our regular guests. He’s also one of my favorite guests. He’s also a board member of The Real News Network. And as you know,…
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1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, tells Paul Jay that the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War transformed him from a “good liberal kid” into an activist questioning the role of America in the world.

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The Message of MLK, Bradley Manning and the Collateral Murder Video – TRNN Transcript

Michael Ratner: Anniversary of King’s “Beyond Vietnam Speech” and release of Wikileaks “Collateral Murder” video MICHAEL RATNER, PRESIDENT EMERITUS, CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS: Good to be with you, Paul. JAY: So what are you focusing on this week? RATNER: Well,…
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