2012 was another year of incredible weather such as drought, wildfire, ice-melt, Hurricane Sandy, and 70-degree temps in Chicago in December. Tom Ashbrook talks to Vicki Arroy and Anthony Leiserowitz about climate change
is executive director of the Georgetown Climate Center of Georgetown University Law Center where she is also a Visiting Professor.
is a research scientist, lecturer, and director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication.
Source: NPR On Point with Tom Ashbrook: What To Do About Climate Change?
The Whitehouse Coup
Retired Marine Corps Major General Smedley Butler
claimed that wealthy businessmen were plotting to create a fascist veterans' organization and use it in a coup d'état to overthrow U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt
, with Butler as leader of that organization. In 1934, Butler testified to the Special Committee on Un-American Activities Congressional committee.
planned to toppling President Franklin D. Roosevelt with the help of half-a-million war veterans. The plotters, who were alleged to involve some of the most famous families in America, (owners of Heinz, Birds Eye, Goodtea, Maxwell House & George Bush’s Grandfather, Prescott) believed that their country should adopt the policies of Hitler and Mussolini to beat the great depression.
investigates why so little is known about this biggest ever peacetime threat to American democracy.
Source: BBC Radio 4: The Whitehouse Coup
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Music includes propublica - The Great American Foreclosure Song, Beastie Boys - In A World Gone Mad..., Dave Lippman - Jena, Country Joe & the Fish - I Feel Like I'm Fixin' to Die Rag, The Producers Soundtrack - Heil Myself, Bob Dylan - With God on Our Side, Muriel Hogan - Agent Orange, Phil Ochs - There But for Fortune, Terry Gangstad - National Institute of the Blonde, Odetta - Another Man Done Gone, David Rovics - Two Mommies & Two Daddies, Theme From Jaws, Antrim Mennonite Choir - Amazing Grace, Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir - Don't You Ever Let Nobody Drag Yo's Spirit Down, Louis Armstrong & Savoy Ballroom Five - Mahogany Hall Stomp
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