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FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 8th 1998
1) Jodie Silverman, Communications Director with Public Campaign,who assesses the chances this year for passage of meaningful campaign finance reform legislation.
2) Anuradha Mittal, with the Institute for Food and Development Policy(Food First), who talks about an upcoming Congressional hearing on U.S. violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
3) Peter Phillips, Director of Project Censored, who summarizes some of the past year's most important news stories that were ignored by the mainstream media.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 15th 1998
1) Charlie Scheiner, National Coordinator of the East Timor Action Network,who reports on Indonesia's growing political and economic crisis that threatens to unseat the dictatorship of President Suharto.
2) Anne Herman, inmate at the Federal Correctional Institute in Danbury, who talks about her civil disobedience at the School of the Americas, in Fort Benning, Ga., in 1997, that landed her a prison sentence.
3) Matthew Feiner, Connecticut Sculptor and Collage artist, who talks about the relationship between issues of peace and justice and his committment as a visual artist.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 22nd 1998
1)Harold Nelson, spokesperson for the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA, who talks about the recent assassination of Archbishop Juan Gerardi on May 3rd, in Guatemala.
2) Diego Zavala, of Amnesty International, who describes the growing number of human rights abuse cases connected with Mexico's military and police.
3) Paul Gionfriddo, Director of the Connecticut Association for Human Services, who explains why the rate of children living in poverty has drastically increased during the last decade, in one of the nation's most affluent states.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 29nd 1998
1) Bruce Hall, Field Organizer with Peace Action, who discusses India's recent nuclear weapons tests and the danger of regional and international nuclear weapons proliferation.
2) Alan Nairn, journalist and activist, who discusses the recent student demonstrations in Jakarta, Indonesia, demanding President Suharto to step down.
3) John Roulac, author of Hemp Horizons: The Comeback of the World's Most Promising Plant, who describes the efforts to re-legalize hemp cultivation in the United States.
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