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Harper’s legal affairs contributor Scott Horton will join The Nation’s Ross Tuttle, ACLU Attorney Ben Wizner, and Radio Nation host Laura Flanders for a discussion of issues surrounding the planned Guantánamo military commission trials of six high-value detainees. The Gitmo chief prosecutor resigns, saying the commissions are rigged. What’s the story behind the headline? The program will be broadcast on Saturday at 2 p.m. Eastern, 1 p.m. Central and 11 a.m. Pacific time and again on Sunday at 1 p.m. Eastern, noon Central and 10 a.m. Pacific time on XM satellite radio and on participating AirAmerica stations. Check for the station closest to you here. Or download a podcast after the show here.
More from Scott Horton:
Conversation — August 5, 2016, 12:08 pm
Sidney Blumenthal on the origins of the Republican Party, the fallout from Clinton’s emails, and his new biography of Abraham Lincoln
Conversation — March 30, 2016, 3:44 pm
Joseph Hickman discusses his new book, The Burn Pits, which tells the story of thousands of U.S. soldiers who, after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, have developed rare cancers and respiratory diseases.
Chances that college students select as “most desirable‚” the same face chosen by the chickens:
Most of the United States’ 36,000 yearly bunk-bed injuries involve male victims.
In Italy, a legislator called for parents who feed their children vegan diets to be sentenced to up to six years in prison, and in Sweden, a woman attempted to vindicate her theft of six pairs of underwear by claiming she had severe diarrhea.
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