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Commentary :: Human Rights
BTL:Senate Filibuster Delays Vote on Telecommunications Firms' Immunity in...
23 Dec 2007
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary --

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BETWEEN THE LINES THE WEEK ENDING DEC. 28, 2007

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1) Senate Filibuster Delays Vote on Telecommunications Firms' Immunity in Surveillance Bill

Interview with Danny O'Brien, international outreach coordinator, with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, conducted by Scott Harris

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2) Report Finds Homelessness Rising Across the U.S.

Interview with Michael Stoops, acting executive director of the National Coalition for the Homeless, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

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http://www.btlonline.org/stoops122807.ram

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http://www.btlonline.org/btl122807.html#2hed

3) Public and Congress Set to Challenge New FCC Media Cross-Ownership Rules

Interview with Craig Aaron, communications director with Free Press, conducted by Scott Harris

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http://www.btlonline.org/aaron122807.ram

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http://www.btlonline.org/btl122807.html#3hed

4) This week's summary of under-reported news

Compiled by Bob Nixon

* Now on trial in Lima for ordering two massacres in the early 1990s, former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori faces up to 30 years in prison and a fine of $33 million. * The San Joaquin diocese, with 47 parishes is the first Episcopal district to divorce itself from the liberal-leaning Episcopal Church over the status of gays and lesbians in the church, and biblical authority. Two other Episcopal dioceses have also taken early steps to break away. * Mike Huckabee has flip-flopped on the Cuba trade embargo and support for undocumented immigrants now that he is a frontrunner in the contest for the Republican presidential nomination.

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