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Project Censored – 06.21.16

June 21, 2016

This week's Project Censored features a recent speech by long-time peace organizer Medea Benjamin. She examines recent successes and setbacks for the antiwar movement, and discusses her current campaigns. Medea Benjamin is cofounder of the womens' peace group Code Pink and the fair trade organization Global Exchange. She spoke at Sonoma State University on March 25, 2016, as part of the student-organized Social Justice Week.

Project Censored – 06.14.16

June 14, 2016

This week's program looks at recent events in Honduras, including the 2009 coup, the 2012 killing of four villagers by a joint US-Honduran patrol at Ahuas, and the March 2016 assassination of indigenous environmental campaigner Berta Caceres. The guests examine some of the underlying institutions and circumstances there, including the heavily militarized Honduran police, the US "drug war," and US willingness to use drug trafficking accusations to bring down critics of the country's ruling party. Co-host Maria Robinson is with the Honduran Solidary Network in California. Karen Spring is also with the Honduran Solidarity Network, and is based in Honduras. Judy Ancel is president of the Cross-Border Network for Justice and Solidarity, based in Kansas City.

Project Censored – 06.07.16

June 7, 2016

President Obama's visit to Hiroshima on May 27, Peter and Mickey spend the hour with historian Peter Kuznick, who has written extensively about President Truman's decision to drop the bomb. The conversation encompasses nuclear history, and also covers contemporary issues, including the U-S "pivot" to Asia, the rise of China as a military power, and the contrast between Obama's words on nuclear disarmament, and his deeds. Peter Kuznick, Professor of History, Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, The Untold History of the United States

Project Censored – 05.31.16

May 31, 2016

Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff devote the hour to a conversation with author Peter Dale Scott about his latest book, "The American Deep State: Wall Street, Big Oil and the Attack on U.S. Democracy." This wide-ranging discussion examines the "deep state," an evolving level of secret government separate from the elected government. Scott looks at the origins of the deep state, its communications and finances, and its involvement in landmark events, from the JFK assassination to Watergate to September 11 and beyond. More information on Peter Dale Scott and his work can be found at his web site, www.peterdalescott.net This is a re-edited version of the November 21, 2014 Project Censored Show.

Project Censored – 05.24.16

May 24, 2016

To honor the recent passing of JFK-assassination researcher Mark Lane, Project Censored presents a rebroadcast of an interview with Lane, done in 2013 as part of a series on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. Lane challenged the official story of the assassination from the very beginning, testified twice before the Warren Commission, and wrote several books on the assassination, most recently "Last Word: My Indictment of the CIA in the Murder of JFK."

Project Censored – 05.17.16

May 17, 2016

Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff spend the hour with faculty and staff from San Francisco State University, one of Project Censored’s affiliate campuses, and discuss some of the under-reported stories the students found in their research; the topics range from a clean and carbon-neutral synthetic diesel fuel to the new concept of “generative journalism.” Download this episode (right click and

Project Censored – 05.10.16

May 10, 2016

For the first half of the program, Peter and Mickey speak with author David Swanson about the state of the U-S peace movement. Then, a look back at the Kent State massacre, now 46 years old. The guests are Laurel Krause, sister of shooting victim Allison Krause, and founder of the Kent State Truth Tribunal, and activist-attorney Michael Kuzma. They discuss recently-discovered evidence, as well as Kuzma's efforts to obtain documents which could illuminate the FBI's involvement.

Project Censored – 05.03.16

May 3, 2016

Peter, Mickey and their guests discuss how to teach critical media literacy, and the role of media literacy in promoting social justice. Rob Williams teaches at the University of Vermont, Robin Williams at Fordham University; Nolan Higdon teaches at several northern California colleges, and is a member of Project Censored's board.

Project Censored – 04.26.16

April 26, 2016

Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff spend the hour examining immigration issues. They speak to two undocumented young adults who arrived in the U-S as children. Also on the show are two immigration attorneys, who explain the Obama Administration's DACA and DAPA actions -- one of which is now before the Supreme Court -- and the millions of U-S residents affected by them.

Project Censored – 04.19.16

April 19, 2016

Historian Peter Kuznick joins the program to speak about vital historical information that often isn't taught in U-S schools, such as the massive death toll of the Vietnam War, or the preponderant role of the USSR in the defeat of the Axis powers in World War II. Peter Kuznick teaches history at American University; he's co-author of "Untold History of the United States," and co-producer (with Oliver Stone) of the Untold History cable-TV series. The program concludes with audio excerpts from the Untold History TV series. This is a rebroadcast of the May 18, 2015 Project Censored Show.
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