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Radio Free Moscow presents Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 panel discussion at the Kenworthy Performing Arts Centre, 508 Main Street in downtown Moscow on September 10, 2004.

The panelists for the discussion are

  • Dr. Roy Atwood, President of New St. Andrews College
  • Dr. Rula Awwad-Rafferty, Faculty for the UI Archeticture
  • Dr. Dale Graden, Faculty for the UI History Department
  • Thomas Wright Lawford VIII, a conservative activist
  • Russell Miller, Faculty for the UI College of Law

The moderator is Jack Vincent, Borah Professor of Political Science at the UI.

Panelists answered questions from the audience and expressed their views on the film and its message. The intent of the panel is to promote dialog about the movie within the community.

Fahrenheit 9/11 is Michael Moore's view on what has happened in America since the 2000 Presidential election. The movie explores the controversial election of George W. Bush, the repercussions of September 11, 2001 on American foreign and domestic policy, the USA Patriot Act, the war in Iraq and the Bush family's relationship with the royal house of Saud of Saudia Arabia.

The show is underwritten by Book People of Moscow, Tie Dye Everything and The Palouse Peace Coalition.

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Panel: Southern Slavery As it Wasn't
University of Idaho History Professors rebut arguments made in the booklet, Southern Slavery: As It Was, by Moscow preacher Doug Wilson and League of the South founder Steve Wilkins. Saturday, February 7, 2004.

Moderator: Melinda Husky
William Ramsey, PhD History. Areas of specialty: Anglo-Indian relations, Slavery in the Colonial South. Currently teaches at University of Idaho.
Stan Thomas, Director. Of University of Idaho Campus Christian Center, retired.
Sean Quinlan, Assistant Professor of History, University of Idaho. Fulbright and Melon Scholar. PhD. Indiana University. Numerous articles on Health Policy, Slavery and Racism in ‘Enlightenment Europe,’ New book on Medicine and Political Culture in France 1750-1850.
Lincoln James, Washington State University professor of Advertising. Editor, Western Journal of Advertising. PhD. University of Texas.

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Human Rights/Racism Audio, February 2004
Carl Mack, President of the Seattle chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, pre-human rights march speech at St. Augustine's Church, Moscow, Idaho, across the street from Christ Church history conference being held in the University of Idaho Student Union Building. Mack rebuts arguments made in the booklet "Southern Slavery: As It Was" by Moscow preacher Doug Wilson and League of the South founder Steve Wilkins. Fri. 2-6-04

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One Year Anniversary Gulf War Protest, Moscow, Idaho
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Patriot Act forum
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When John Ashcroft was touring the country defending the Patriot Act, allowing only TV journalists (not press or radio) access to himself, Moscow’s Palouse Peace Coalition was having a Patriot Act forum of their own. Speaking that night were, Rep. Butch Otter (R-ID), Liz Brandt, member of the American Civil Liberties Union national board of directors, Monica Schurtmann, attorney for Maha al-Hussayyen (Maha is the wife of Sami al-Hussayyen, a Saudi doctoral student at the University of Idaho who has been held in jail since February 2003 on immigration violation charges), State Senator Gary Schroeder (R-Moscow), and State Rep. Shirley Ringo (D-Moscow).

These two streamable sound files include most of the forum, plus interviews with Liz Brandt, Nabil al-Bulushi, a Saudi UI student and a friend of Sami al-Hussayyen, Dan Boyd of the Palouse Peace Coalition, Idaho Sen. Gary Schroeder, Idaho Rep. Shirley Ringo, and Jeff Fogel of the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York. There’s also some audio from US Attorney General John Ashcroft.

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Part 1A. Audio from John Ashcroft, Interview w/ Liz Brandt (ACLU), Rep. Butch Otter (R-ID). 27:54 24 kpbs

Part 1B. Rep. Butch Otter, Liz Brandt (ACLU), Interview w/ Nabil al-Bulushi, Idaho Sen. Gary Schroeder, Idaho Rep. Shirley Ringo. 46:37
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Part 2. Monica Schurtmann, al-Hussayyen kids, Q & A from audience, Interviews w/ Gary Schroeder, Dan Boyd, Shirley Ringo, more Ashcroft audio, Interview w/ Jeff Fogel. 25:54 24kbps



SAVE THE ARTS DEMO, University of Idaho
Several hundred students demonstrate against the University of Idaho's decision to end its Studio Arts program, Thursday 3-25-04. 24 kbps version is suitable for dial-up, mono. 128 kbps stereo version also posted. Length is 24:19.
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Speech & Interview: Mark Potok, of the Southern Poverty Law Center
Mark Potok, editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Intelligence Report, spoke at the University of Idaho Administration Auditorium Fri. 2-6-04.
Part 2 consists of about 8 minutes of conclusion of speech, then about 11 min. of Q&A.
In the third audio file, Mark Potok is asked what he thinks of Steve Wilkins' comments in the Moscow, Idaho-area press that he was surprised about being called a ‘neo-Confederate.’
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Local interviews regarding racism & human rights
ALAN ROSE, Vice President of the Latah County Human Rights Coalition at hands for human rights.
MOE HENDRICKSON, UI Gay-Straight Alliance member
SELENA LLOYD, UI Gay-Straight Alliance member
CLAUDIA HEMPHILL, Graduate Student Association officer

Moscow Civic Association Forum on the Patriot Act
Moscow Civic Association Forum on the Patriot Act. How the Patriot Act has affected the town of Moscow, Idaho. Mon. 2-9-04
Monica Schurtman, spokesperson for the family of Sami Omar al-Hussayen, a University of Idaho graduate student now held for a year in the Canyon County Jail on charges of visa fraud, now upgraded to aiding terrorism.
Abdurrahman, representing the University of Idaho Muslim Student Association.
Mary Furnari, Washington State University international student advisor, discussing the Homeland Security special visa registration program for international students.
Liz Brandt, University of Idaho Law professor representing the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Ralph Nader in Pullman on April 17, 2003

Arrest of Sami Omar Al-Hussayyan
Al-Hussayyan, who is from Saudi Arabia, was indicted by a Boise grand jury on 7 felony visa fraud charges. He was arrested Wednesday, 2-26-03 and numerous Middle Eastern students were questioned. Some attorneys say FBI and INS questioning tactics terrified foreign students, and say the government's accusations are flimsy so far.

  1. FBI Press conference unedited. Wed., 2-26-03. City Hall, Moscow. Recorded by Radio Free Moscow. 70:00
  2. Sami Al-Hussayyan's attorney David Nevin interviewed by Leigh Robartes. Sun., 3-2-03. Via phone from Boise. 9:41
  3. Moscow ACLU attorney Elizabeth Brandt (UI Law professor trying to arrange attorneys for foreign students who might be questioned by INS and FBI) interviewed by Leigh Robartes. Sat., 3-1-03. Moscow. 17:33
  4. Cynthia Miller, attorney for Maha Al-Hussayyen, interviewed by Leigh Robartes. Fri., 2-28-03. Moscow. 9:31
  5. Irshad Altheimer, President of the WSU Muslim Students Association, Wednesday 2-26 by phone from Pullman, 5:24
  6. Michael Rattner, Center for Constitutional Rights, interviewed by Leigh Robartes. Thu., 2-27-03 Via phone from New York. 1:22
  7. Jaime Yanez, President of the University of Idaho Iberian and Latino Student Association interviewed by Leigh Robartes. Sun., 3-2-03. 3:46

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