Hurricane Katrina and the War on the Poor – Eyewitness report

Eyewitness report from two S.F. paramedics, Lorrie Beth Slonsky and Larry Bradshaw
Among their experiences: Gretna Sheriffs block the Greater New Orleans Bridge across the Mississippi and shoot when they and a large group of African Americans try to walk to safety. Later their temporary shelter is destroyed by police and their food and water taken. When they finally get picked up they and thousands of others sit in a dirty cage at the New Orleans airport, again without food and water, forced to wait for the George W. Bush photo opportunity to end. As they arrive in San Antonio they are made to stand on a dark tarmac and are subjected to two dog sniffing ordeals. This and more in [ . . . ]

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Women of the Sixties – Sara Jane Olson AKA Kathleen Soliah – Kathleen Cleaver speaks on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Olson is charged with attempting to blow up a police car while she was allegedly a member of the Symbionese Liberation Army in the early seventies. Born Kathleen Soliah, Olson moved to Minnesota, took a new identity, married, and has a family. In this interview she speaks about her case for the first time.
Cleaver was one of the most important members of the Black Panther Party. After the demise of the Black Panthers she became a law school professor. She speaks on the international campaign to prevent the execution of journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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