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The Crazy Old Man Network

When once a republic is corrupted there is no possibility of remedying any of the growing evils but by removing the corruption and restoring its lost principles; every other correction is either useless or a new evil." –- Thomas JeffersonThis show is here to wake up America. It will cover the good, the bad and the ugly. 288 shows in 2011.Click show extras for more websites

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Old Time Radio - Martin and Lewis - 1-11-2012

Before Television my family would watch the radio shows. Yes I said watch, we used our imagination. When TV came I missed the radio shows because the imagination was better than what was shown on TV. I hope you enjoy the shows like I did. Let your mind free to see what is on the show. You can see more with your mind than with your eyes. 4/3/1949 Lucille Ball4/10/1949 William Bendix5/1/1949 Madeleine Carroll5/8/1949 Peter Lorrie

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12 Jan 2012

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Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo

Philippe Sands on Torture - Abu Ghraib and GuantanamoAustralian Broadcasting CorporationProfessor of International Law Philippe Sands tells the story of a memo. Sent in December 2002 to US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, it requested the approval of a number of coercive techniques of interrogation. As Sands tells Anna Funder, with his acceding signature, Rumsfeld pushed the United States beyond the pale of international law and directly towards the abuses of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay - Melbourne Writers FestivalMahvish Khan - My Guantanamo DiaryCommonwealth ClubSpurred by the detainment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, American lawyer Khan decided to offer help to the detainees.Also See Video Genocide to Abu Ghraib: How Good People Turn Evil

1hr 59mins

11 Jan 2012

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Marable's Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

The Graduate Center, CUNY Summary Join Cornel West, Leith Mullings, Stanley Aronowitz, and Gary Younge as they discuss Manning Marable's new biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, and the many questions about Malcolm X's life and assassination that it raises. Manning Marable, who died days before his book was released, was professor of public affairs, political science, history and African-American studies and the founding director of the Institute for Research in African-American Studies and the Center for the Study of Contemporary Black History at Columbia University. He is recognized as one of the most forceful and outspoken scholars of African-American history and race relations in the United States. Speakers:Stanley Aronowitz, Leith Mullings, Cornel West, Gary Younge

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8 Jan 2012

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Black Media and Black Stereotypes

The 8th Annual Harlem Book FairC-SPAN SummaryBlack Media and Black Stereotypes moderated by Cathy Hughes and featuring Al Sharpton, Juan Williams, Dick Gregory, Roland S. Martin, and William Rhoden. Join Book TV for live coverage of the 8th annual Harlem Book Fair in New York City. From the New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, Book TV covers panels on Black media, fair elections, literacy, and memoir. Featured authors include Rev. Al Sharpton, Dick Gregory, John McWhorter, Paul Robeson, Jr., Juan Williams, Greg Palast, Jill Nelson, Thulani Davis, and Salome Thomas-El,. 07.22.06 Speakers:Dick Gregory, Catherine L. Hughes, Roland S. Martin, William C. Rhoden, Reverend Al Sharpton, Juan Williams

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7 Jan 2012

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More from Christopher Hitchens 1-5-2012

Axis of Evil: Christopher HitchensCommonwealth Club Summary Acclaimed writer and political scholar Christopher Hitchens may just be the only writer to have recently visited Iran, Iraq and North Korea. Hitchens - known for his keen wit, sharp political insight and often controversial opinions - examines the differences between the countries once linked as the "axis of evil," while revealing intriguing connections between the nations.Christopher Hitchens at Politics and ProsePolitics and Prose Summary Christopher Hitchens speaks about his new book God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything.Hitchens, an always colorful and sometimes outrageous commentator, now takes aim at God. Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins have tried, but that hard-to-hit Fellow keeps popping back up. Worse still are the violent ways of his flock: waging religious warfare, keeping women enslaved, fomenting universal hatreds. Hitchens makes a powerful case for atheism- Politics and Prose

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