Counterpoint, hosted by Scott Harris is heard each Monday night from 8 to 10pm.
1) Daniel Ellsberg, activist and writer – best known as the former U.S. military analyst at the Rand Corp., who in 1971 released the classified analysis of the Vietnam War known as the “Pentagon Papers,” reflects on the life and work of his friend, the late people’s historian Howard Zinn.
2) Nick Nyhart, co-founder, President and CEO of Public Campaign who talks about how his group will respond to the recent Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission U.S. Supreme Court decision that overturned 100 years of law to permit corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money on American political campaigns.
3) Robert Scheer, author, syndicated columnist and editor of the news website TruthDig.com, discusses his disapointement in President Obama’s first year in office on domestic and foreign policy issues.
4) Fritz Gutwein, co-director of the Quixote Center and coordinator of the group’s Haiti Reborn project, who discusses his view of the highest priorities for re-building post-earthquake Haiti with the objective of providing that impoverished nation an opportunity to achieve social justice.
Some segments of Counterpoint are edited for re-broadcast on the syndicated Between The Lines radio newsmagazine. Visit their web site at http://www.btlonline.org for free subscriptions to mp3 – podcast audio files, program summaries and interview transcripts.