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Saturday September 24, 2005

Live coverage of the Rally in Washington D.C.

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WPFW-Pacifica will provide live coverage of the Anti-war Mobilization
Rally in Washington, D.C.

Saturday, September 24th
11-am EST time - at 2pm EST.
RIGHT CHANNEL of the KU band

The morning rally is scheduled to end at 2pm. Coverage will continue
until the morning rally has ended.
Anchored by
Verna Avery-Brown
Washington Bureau Chief
Askia Muhammed, (WPFW-News Editor)
Terry D. Kester, Co-Host of What's At Stake.

They will be joined at the anchor's desk by Phyllis Bennis, of the
Institute for Policy Studies and Eric Leaver   both co-authors of "
The Cost of War."
Guest analysts will include Damu Smith, Founder of Black Voices for
Peace, Mike Tidwell, Host of Earthbeat and author of Bayou Farewell:
The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisianna's Cajun Coastand Anas
Shallal, Founder of Iraqi Americans for Peaceful Alternatives.
Coverage will include live reports from a host of Washington based
reporters and field producers.
The speaker's list of the  United for Peace and Justice/ International
ANSWER rally at the Elipse are listed below

Participants in the September 24 White House rally will include:

- Jessica Lange, actor
- George Galloway, British Member of Parliament
- Ramsey Clark, former U.S. attorney general
- Cindy Sheehan*
- Dolores Huerta, Co-Founder, United Farm Workers of America
- Malik Rahim, New Orleans community activist who survived Hurricane
- Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney
- Congressman John Conyers
- Ralph Nader
- Mahdi Bray, Exec. Dir., Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation
- Mara Verheyden-Hilliard, attorney and co-founder, Partnership for
Civil Justice
- Elias Rashmawi, National Council of Arab Americans
- Brian Becker, National Coordinator, A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition
- Lynne Stewart, attorney
- Rev. Al Sharpton*
- Anita Dennis, mother of Iraq War veteran / resister
- Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, Vice
President of UNITE HERE**
- Ben Dupuy, Former Ambassador At Large for the government of President
Jean-Bertrand Aristide
- Jos Williams, President, President of the Metropolitan Washington
Council, AFL-CIO
- Michael Berg, father of Nicholas Berg
- Christine Araquel, Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the
- Andy Thayer, Equality Campaign
- Curtis Muhammed, Community Labor Union of New Orleans*
- Margaret Prescod, Global Women's Strike
- Hadi Jawad, founder of Crawford Peace House
- Chris Silvera, Teamsters Black Caucus
- Musa Al-Hindi, Al-Awda National
- Michel Shehadeh, Los Angeles 8 defendant, a Palestinian activist who
was framed COINTELPRO-style by the U.S. government
- Nancy Wolforth, Executive Vice President, AFL-CIO
- Manuel Santos, Socialist Front of Puerto Rico
- Brenda Stokley, Million Worker March, New York City Labor Against the
- Peta Lindsay, Youth and Student A.N.S.W.E.R. Student, Howard
University student
- Mounzer Sleiman, National Council of Arab Americans
- Macrina Cardenas, Mexicanos Sin Fronteras
- Jeanette Caceres, Spoken word artist from New York University
- Gloria La Riva, National Committee to Free the Five
- Riya Ortiz, Network in Solidarity with the People of the Philippines,
Campaign for Justice Not War
- Larry Holmes, Troops Out Now Coalition
- Chuck Kauffman, Nicaragua Network
- Women's Anti-Imperialist League
- Eugene Puryear, Youth and Student A.N.S.W.E.R. Student, Howard
University student
- Patti Smith, singer

For more information contact: Joia Jefferson Nuri at (240) 603-7905



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