The Thom Hartmann Program - Weekly Report Sep 15-19 2008

September 15th - 19th 2008 Radio Guest Highlights for the Week

Monday –
Thom does his show “live” from Peru – Where he just returned from – the archeology site of Caral - the most ancient city in the Western Hemisphere.
Guest: Mark Weisbrot Topic: Is Eva Morales about to be overthrown? CEPR has issued a statement today which "called on the U.S. State Department to release information detailing whom it is funding in Bolivia
Guest: Chalmers Johnson Topic: In a new Mother Jones article Chalmers claims - Thanks to the policies of the Bush administration these past eight years, large majorities in numerous countries are now strongly anti-American

Tuesday –
Guest Host - KPOJ’s Carl Wolfson is filling in as Thom flies back from Peru

Guest: Brad Miner Topic: Thom is challenging Brad on his book Smear Tactics: The Liberal Campaign to Defame America
Guest: Terry Jeffrey Topic: The issues of the day through the lens of both conservative and liberal

Guest: Mark Krikorian Topic: The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal and Illegal
Guest: “Taking our Country Back” Jeff Merkley Topic: Jeff Merkley running for the U.S. Senate for Oregon against Senator Gordon Smith
Guest: Christy Harvey Topic: News under the Radar

Friday –
“Brunch with Bernie” – Senator Bernie Sanders taking your calls

Events with Thom Hartmann Coming Up….

September 15th – Thom does his show “live” from Peru – Where Thom just returned from – the archeology site of Caral the most ancient city in the Western Hemisphere for research on a book he’s writing.

September 17th and 18th – Thom is recording a several TV show specials f
or Link TV– times and topics to be announced

September 19th San Francisco - Green960 Radio
presents and evening with Thom Hartmann and Norman Soloman location and time TBA

October 3-4 Palm Springs Thom is speaking at The Evolution of Revolution... Shining Dawn's Early Light on Spirit, Science and the System conference at
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort and Spa Indian Wells, California

October 18 – Thom is participating in a panel of both conservatives and liberals at Hebrew University in LA details TBA

October 19 – Booksigning at Powells Book Store 7p Cracking the Code

November 16 – 22 – Air America Cruise to Belize

Why the Media isn’t Covering Citizens United

Americans have always been skeptical of corporate power. In fact, this country was founded by a revolt against the biggest corporation of its day - the British East India Company.

You know how conservatives are always going on about how the Boston Tea Party was an example of America’s anti-government roots?

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