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Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Airs at: Mon, 07/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth interviews David Rogers, who is the president of Partnerships for Safety and Justice.  They discuss Kevin Mannix's ballot measure that would require mandatory minimum sentences for multitude of crimes, many of which are non violent. Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 28, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Viable options for saving the planet and making life better; a novel about mending family ties; The New Yorker's Obama cartoon cover;  and the history of victims' rights -- all these are discussed by the Old Moles on this show hosted by Tom Becker, who plays some of Billy B... Read more

Victims' Rights

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Attorney Mike Snedeker talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken about the role of crime victims in the trials, sentencing, and paroling of violent offenders, especially rapists.  Read more

Transition and Recovery Programs

Airs at: Mon, 07/21/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Ruth is joined by Brian Lindstrom who is the film maker of "Finding Normal", David Fitzgerald who is a mentor for the Recovery Mentor Program and Bobby Sal who is a alcohol and drug counselor at the Central City Concern Recovery Center. Read more

Prison Integration

Airs at: Mon, 07/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Reggae Bob, An old friend to Prison Pipeline, joins Ruth for this episode to discuss a new ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court in July, 2008. California prisons must be integrated after years of racial segregation. We at Prison Pipeline will keep an eye on this new ruling. Read more

Civil Liberties Watch: The San Francisco 8 :new developments

Airs at: Sun, 06/22/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The prosecution throws up new obstacles in the case of eight former members of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. Jailed defendants Jalil Muntaquin and Herman Bell are delayed in their return to New York for a parole hearing. Read more

Interview: Andy Worthington author of The Guantanamo Files; The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison

Airs at: Thu, 05/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Kboo's Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Andy Worthington. A frequent contributor to The Huffington Post, he is the author of the book The Guantanamo Files; The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison. The book is a comphrehensive examination of each and eve... Read more

Interview: Steve Wax, author of Kafka Comes to America; Fighting For Justice In The War on Terror

Airs at: Thu, 05/29/2008 at 5:00pm
   Kboo's Linda Olson-Osterlund interviews Steve Wax Federal Public Defender for the District of Oregon and author of the new book, Kafka Comes to America; Fighting For Justice In The War On Terror. This is the inside account of the fight to defend two innocent men wrongly ... Read more

Movie Review: "Standard Operating Procedure"

Airs at: Wed, 05/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Mole Brooke Jacobson uncovers what's  missing in the new Erol Morris documentary about the Abu Ghraib photos, "Standard Operating Procedure."    Read more

Emi Maclean, Attorney for the CCR: Full interview about Guantanamo Refugees

Airs at: Sun, 05/11/2008 at 5:00pm
 The full interview with Emi Maclean by Kboo Reporter Linda Olson-Osterlund. Ms Maclean attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights talks in depth about her testimony before congress on behalf of refugees held in solitary confinement and the Guantanamo Bay prison camp... Read more