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This Week on Between The Lines

Posted Aug. 20, 2014 for week ending Aug. 29, 2014

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"We all hope that these kinds of incidents will bring a greater awareness of how the powerful are misusing their power. We've got to talk about stopping the violence from the top down and from the bottom up at the same time."

– Kevin Alexander Gray, author and activist, on a police officer's shooting death of Michael Brown, unarmed, African American teen in Ferguson, Missouri.


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Police Killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson Exposes U.S. Culture of Racism and Violence

MP3 Interview with Kevin Alexander Gray, author and activist, conducted by Scott Harris

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In the aftermath of the police shooting of Michael Brown, that killed the unarmed 18-year-old African American in Ferguson, Missouri, the predominately black St. Louis suburb exploded in protest and violence. In the week since the death of Brown, peaceful protests during the day have contrasted with nightly running street battles between riot-clad police and angry crowds defying curfews and throwing rocks, bottles and Molotov cocktails at state and local law enforcement officials. Many in the community are infuriated that the police officer involved in the shooting has not yet been charged with murder.  Story continues

Lake Erie Algae Bloom Reveals Lax Regulation and Wider Threat to Nation's Water Supply

MP3 Interview with Jon Devine, senior attorney in the water program of the Natural Resources Defense Council, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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Two major drinking water disasters have hit the U.S. so far this year. In January, a chemical used in processing coal, and about which very little is known, poured into the Elk River which serves as the drinking water supply for 300,000 West Virginians. In July, a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie led to a temporary drinking water ban in Toledo, Ohio, which draws its water supply from Lake Erie.  Story continues

Press Freedom Groups Rally For Journalist James Risen, Who Faces Jail Time for Refusing to Reveal Sources

MP3 Interview with Gregg Leslie, legal defense director with Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, conducted by Scott Harris

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At an Aug. 14 news conference in Washington, D.C. press freedom organizations rallied to support New York Times reporter and author James Risen, who faces prosecution for refusing to disclose his sources. In advance of the press event, held at the National Press Club, organizers presented a petition to the U.S. Justice Department with more than 100,000 signatures, demanding that the federal government stop its six-year prosecution of Risen.  Story continues

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