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NPR Faces Listener Backlash After Scott Lively Interview
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NPR Faces Listener Backlash After Scott Lively Interview

Evangelical crusader Scott Lively, credited with inspiring anti-gay legislation in both Uganda and Russia, was interviewed last week on NPR’s “Tell Me More” program by host Michel Martin to discuss Uganda’s harsh new statute.

April 23, 1979 - Selling SALT And Windfall Profits.

April 23, 1979. Selling SALT and Windfall Profits. Jimmy Carter back in Washington after Easter vacation. Congress back after Easter Recess. SCOTUS hears arguments regarding Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Assassination in Tehran. Cambodia fighting reported as heavy. Idi Amin lands in Iraq, seeking asylum. Please help keep Newstalgia from extinction. Donate what you can!

April 10, 1979 - The View From Tornado Alley

April 10, 1979 - Tornadoes tear up Mid-West, leaving 59 dead. Truckers Strike in tentative settlement. Steel Workers strike. Tanzania troops take Uganda Capital of Kampala, end of Idi Amin regime. Begin calls Sadat to discuss "personal matters". Iran Executes 13 by firing squad. Tests around 3 Mile Island Nuclear facility prove negative. 41 days of testimony in Marvin vs. Marvin case ends.