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As 2008 comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the stories we covered in 2008: Iraq war veterans speaking out; a crackdown on immigrants in Arizona; and the creation of a reproductive health care program for low income women of color in post-Katrina New Orleans. We’ll also update our story on U.S. military vets. With the new Obama administration, can they expect a change of policy overseas and at home?
Show #46-08 State of Fear: Arizona’s Immigrant Crackdown
Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Sheriff; Rick Romero, Citizens Walk for Human Dignity coordinator; Santino Bernasconi, Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church pastor and Centro De Amistad director; Tiffany Troidl, Creighton Elementary School board member; Magdalena Schwartz, Iglesia Comunidad de Vida assistant pastor.
Protest audio courtesy of www.barriozona.com
Show #36-08 For Us, By Us. Health Care after Katrina
Dr. Joia Crear-Perry, New Orleans Women’s Health Clinic medical director; Mandisa Moore, New Orleans Women’s Health and Justice Initiative member; Monique, New Orleans Women’s Health Clinic family nurse practitioner.
Show #27-08 Veterans Speak Out: Winter Soldier – ** Plus an update interview with Glantz in December 2008
Lance Corporal Jon Michael Turner, United States Marine Corps; Specialist Jeffrey Smith, Florida Army National Guard; Specialist Hart Viges, United States Army; Private First Class Vincent Emanule, United States Marine Corps; Specialist Steve Mortillo, United States Army; Aaron Glantz; The War Comes Home: Washington’s War Against America’s Veterans author.
Executive Producer/Host: Tena Rubio
Producer/Co-host Andrew Stelzer
Contributing Producers: Aaron Glantz and Esther Manilla
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Associate Director: Khanh Pham
Interns: Keisha Thomas and Asma Mohseni
For more information:
State of Fear: Arizona’s Immigrant Crackdown
For Us, By Us. Health Care after Katrina
Veterans Speak Out: Winter Soldier
To hear the original programs featured in this broadcast:
Complete video archives of Winter Soldier available at:
For complete audio archives of Winter Soldier:
In September 2008, Haymarket Books (www.haymarketbooks.org) published Winter Soldier: Iraq and Afghanistan: Eyewitness Accounts of the Occupations by Iraq Veterans Against the War and Aaron Glantz, with a forward by Anthony Swofford.
Also in September 2008, Displaced Films and Northern Light Productions released a documentary film version of Winter Soldier. More information at: www.sirnosir.com