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Blackout News August 21, 2006

Local stories from the Homeless Grapevine; an interview with Grace Overbeke, director and producer of "School Girl Figure" a play about body image and eating disorders starting this weekend; ABC corner: Mumia Abu-Jamal and execution date set for Hasan Shakur; Puerto Rico and the debate over its statehood + an interview with Fancisco who was born and rasied in PR and now lives in the US; last week Lieutenant Ehran Watada faced a pretrail hearing in military court for refusal to deploy to Iraq; Bush signs the laws, but only after he rewrites them; Afgan women get no protection from violence under the post-Taliban government; Protests against "the Wall" in Israel/Palestine; local event announcements.

Listen to the show: in mp3 format.


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