Headlines for October 3, 2007
- Blackwater Contractor Authored State Dept. Report
- Burmese Junta Intensifies Crackdown
- Britain to Pull 1,000 Troops from Basra
- Bush Expected to Veto S-CHIP Bill
- Report: Afghan Violence at Record Levels
- Venezuela Calls for Posada Carriles Extradition
- Ex-Legal Advisor: Bush Spy Program Illegal
- Clinton Leads Obama in Polls, Fundraising
Mr. Prince Goes to Washington: Blackwater Founder Testifies Before Congress
Erik Prince, the founder and chairman of Blackwater USA, testified the before the House committee on Oversight and Government Reform amid a public firestorm over the role of private military firms operating in Iraq and a string of probes into Blackwater's conduct. We play excerpts of the hearing and speak with Jeremy Scahill, author of "Blackwater: the Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army."
Made Love, Got War: Norman Solomon Close on Encounters with America's Warfare State
"The warfare state doesn't come and go. It can't be defeated on Election Day," writes media critic Norman Solomon in his new book, Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America's Warfare State." Like it or not, it's at the core of the United States - and it has infiltrated our very being." Norman Solomon joins us in our firehouse studio to about the book.
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