E-mail from C.I. giving me a heads up on something I want to give you a heads up on:
Tune in to Democracy Now! on Wednesday 11/30 for interviews with Stanley Tookie Williams and Lori Berenson
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A Conversation with Death Row Prisoner Stanley Tookie WilliamsTwo weeks from the date of his scheduled execution, Williams speaks from death row with Democracy Now! about his case, his life and his redemption. Williams helped start the Crips street gang. But behind bars he has become a leading advocate for the end of gang violence. He has written nine books and has been nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is scheduled to die on Dec. 13.
Lori Berenson Commentary from Prison Marks 10th Anniversary of her Arrest
On the 10th anniversary of the arrest of U.S. citizen Lori Berenson, her father, Mark Berenson, reads a commentary she released from prison. She was convicted in 1995 in Peru by hooded military judges of collaborating with the Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement. She is scheduled for release in November 2015.
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C.I.'s posted it too and notes in the e-mail (and at The Common Ills) that Rod passed on the information. (He's signed up for daily e-mails from Democracy Now!). So check it out. Sounds like an outstanding show today.