GUESTS FOR SUNDAY April 16 [Recorded April 14], 2017: "Bombs Away!" Says The Trump Administration! Where Are We Heading?... Green News From Rona Fried! Our Revolution Update! And, Rewind America Looks Back At MLK Jr. In 1967 with regular contributor Frank Watkins and former NAACP CEO Ben Jealous!... Progressive Talk Radio from Boston!... Looking at the latest military moves by the Trump Administration, with Larry Korb!... Do YOU think it's time for Congressional Authorization?... We're talking Race & Politics with author Wilmer Leon!... And Rewind America this week looks back at the year 1967 and the speech that the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave at Riverside Church in Manhattan on April 4th, criticizing President Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War. The speech was given exactly one year to the day prior to the day Dr. King was assassinated!... Do YOU think there was a connection?... Frank Watkins will help us take a look back at that time, and how things have changed!...Join The Conversation!
- Sean McFarland, spokesperson for Our Revolution.
- Lawrence J. Korb, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress. He is also a senior advisor to the Center for Defense Information and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University. Prior to joining American Progress, he was a senior fellow and director of national security studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
- Author Wilmer Leon, to talk about his new book, Politics: Another Perspective, Commentary and Analysis on Race, War Ethics and the American Political Landscape in the Age of Obama.
- Frank Watkins, Director of Public Policy for Rainbow Push, "a multi-racial, multi-issue, progressive, international membership organization fighting for social change."
- Ben Jealous, Former President & CEO of the NAACP and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.
- Dan Lebowitz, Executive Director at the Center for the Study of Sport in Society at Northeastern University, on the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier in Baseball when he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers for the first time on April 15, 1947.
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