A Deeper Look

Linda Olson-OsterlundLinda Olson-Osterlund hosts this half hour interview show focusing on challenging social and political issues of our World today. Guests will include authors and activists writing and organizing around these issues. Tune in to get behind the headlines.  


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Episode Archive

A Deeper Look on 12/23/10

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Thu, 12/23/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Guantanamo; Year End Wrapup: Interview with Andy Worthington

Guantanamo; Year end Wrap-up: Interview with Andy Worthington

A Deeper Look on 11/25/10

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Thu, 11/25/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on the Bush Library Protests; Holding the War Criminal Accountable!

Code Pink's Medea Benjamin on the Bush Library Protests; Holding the War Criminal Accountable!

Join host Linda Olson-Osterlund this Thanksgiving morning and her guest Medea Benjamin, to talk about the Bush Library Protests. In his just released memoir, Decision Points, Former President George Bush has admitted ordering torture and yet he is greeted with applause as he make the rounds of the book circuit. Thankfully there are activists refusing to take this lying down. Tune in to hear about the three days of activism that greeted the "ground breaking" of the Bush Library in Dallas Texas.

A Deeper Look on 11/11/10

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Thu, 11/11/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Guantanamo's Kangaroo Court and Trial of Omar Khadr

Guantanamo's Kangaroo Court and Trial of Omar Khadr: Interview with Dennis Edney, Khadr's Canadian attorney. Last week the tribunal at Guantanamo tried and convicted in a plea agreement Omar Khadr, a Canadian citizen who was only fifteen years old when captured after a fire fight in Afghanistan. This was the first trial of a child soldier for war crimes since WWII and it happened in a court that is not recognized by international law. Khadr's attorney will join host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about his clients plea agreement. The Pentagon says Khadr is a dangerous terrorist. Tune in to hear the other side of the story.

A Deeper Look on 10/14/10

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Thu, 10/14/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Meet "The Family", Jeff Sharlet, author of C Street, on the Fundamentalist Threat to America

 

A Deeper Look on 09/23/10

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Thu, 09/23/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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THE US & YEMEN; DESTROYING LIVES IN THE NAME OF NATIONAL SECURITY

THE US & YEMEN;  DESTROYING LIVES IN THE NAME OF NATIONAL SECURITY

A Deeper Look on 08/26/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 08/26/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Pentagon Media Blitz : Norman Solomon

THE PENTAGON, PETRAEUS & THE MEDIA: INTERVIEW, NORMAN SOLOMON

A Deeper Look on 08/12/10

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Thu, 08/12/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Omar Khadr,Child Soldier On Trial in Guantanamo; Interview attorney Bruce Edney

CHILD SOLDIER, OMAR KHADR; ON TRIAL AUGUST 10TH, AT GUANTANAMO

Attorney Dennis Edney joins host Linda Olson-Osterlund to talk about his 8 year relationship with the young prisoner he calls " like a son to me" and his determined fight to see Canadian citizen Omar Khadr released. Khadr, who was only 15 years old when captured by US forces in 2002, is scheduled to be tried on August 10th by Military Commission at Guantanamo. His trial is a violation of International law on the treatment of child soldiers and yet is being vigorously pursued by the Obama administration. Tune in to learn the role of the Canadian government in Omar Khadr's fate and  much more.

A Deeper Look on 07/29/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 07/29/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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The Universal Rights of Mother Earth and BP: Interview, Cormac Cullinan

The Universal Rights of Mother Earth and BP: Interview, Cormac Cullinan

Join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund and famed enviornmental attorney, Cormac Cullinan, author of Wild Law, A Manifesto For Earth Justice. What is the movement to protect the "rights" of the earth and how does it relate to the current harm caused by BP? Tune in! 

A Deeper Look on 07/22/10

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Thu, 07/22/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview: Jere Van Dyk; Journalist or Fraus

"Captive: My Time As A Prisoner of the Taliban" Heroic tale or Fraud?

Join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund for a probing interview with author Jere Van Dyk about his new book. Over the years Van Dyk, who was raised in the Portland area, has been a reporter for CBS news, the New York Times, National Geographic and much more. He wrote the book, In Afghanistan: An American Odyssey based on travels in the 1980's and later served as a front man for the National Security Council in Washington DC.

The new book is filled with inconsistencies and lacks adequate corroboration. Was he even a captive? You be the judge.

 

 

A Deeper Look on 07/08/10

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 07/08/2010 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Interview; Andy Worthington on Guantanamo

Guantanamo Bay Prison, Now and the Future

Still open for business, still holding Prisoners, holding Military Tribunals in new 12 million dollar courtrooms. In May they banned four experienced journalists from covering hearings in the Omar Khadr trial. Congress continues to try to stop the island base's Closure.

Join host, Linda Olson-Osterlund and her guest journalist, film producer and author of The Guantanamo Files, Andy Worthington. Get the news regarding Guantanamo, the prisoners there and the movement to close the infamous interrogation and detention center.

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