Prison

Andy Worthington, An Update on Guantanamo

Airs at: Wed, 09/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Andy Worthington the author of The Guantanamo Files; The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison hosted by Linda Olson-Osterlund gives an update on Guantanamo. Who's still there and what is happening to them now. They also talk about the important role of t... Read more

Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side Interview with Jane Mayer author of The Dark Side

Airs at: Wed, 09/03/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Jane Mayer about her new book The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals. The book reveals how a small group of extremists inside the White House  the Pentagon and the CIA took over Am... Read more

Poetry from Prison and CR10 talk

Airs at: Mon, 09/01/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Jenka Soderberg - KBOO's News and Public Affairs director joins Ruth to share some poetry that was written by an incarcerated friend.  Ruth and Jenka are also visited on the phone with Rashad Shabazg to discuss the Tenth annual Critical Resistance event to be held in CA lat... Read more

Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants

Airs at: Mon, 08/18/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Gretchen Vala from CURE and her sister Chris came in to the studio to talk with Ruth about how incarceration affects family members and loved ones. Read more

Interview: Andy Worthington on the Salim Hamdan's Guantanamo Trial

Airs at: Wed, 08/13/2008 at 5:00pm
    Host Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews guest Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of The 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison.They discuss the trial of Salim Hamdan, a driver for Osama Bin Laden. What did we learn from this , the first Unite... Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Author Andy Worthington on the Guantanamo Tribunal

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The first US War Crimes Tribunal since WWII concluded this past week with the sentencing of Salim Hamdan. Author of The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison, Andy Worthington talks about some of the lessons to take away from it. Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Hamdan Tribunal; Andy Worthington Interview

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Guantanamo Tribunal of Salim Hamdan concluded. Andy Worthington, author of The Guantanamo Files;  The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison talks about what we learned. Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: Executive Branch Secrecy

Airs at: Sun, 08/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The Bush Administration relies on secrecy to cover up illegal spying on Americans and the torture of Salim Hamdan in US custody.  Read more

Free Mumia

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth Kovacs will have as her guest Shaun Carnahan--a Supporter of Mumia Abu-Jamal.   Carnahan has been in touch with Pam Africa and ICFFMAJ in Philadelphia and will be able to give us an update on the status of Mumia's plight. The news is not good. We'll want to hear wha... Read more

Interview: Michelle Shepherd, Author of Guantanamo's Child

Airs at: Thu, 07/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Toronto Star, award winning journalist, Michelle Shepherd  discusses her book Guantanamo's Child; The Untold Story of Omar Khadr. Khadr is a Canadian citizen who was a wounded fifteen year old when taken into custody by the US military in Afghanistan. He has spent the past ... Read more