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WBAI/PACIFICA 'PRESIDENTIAL TOWN HALL' ANALYSIS
A review and discussion of the Presidential Town Hall debate between President BARACK OBAMA and MITT ROMNEY, anchored by ROBERT KNIGHT ("Five O'Clock Shadow"), featuring:
SUMMER REESE, discussing her recent appointment as Pacifica Executive Director, the network's role in local programming and national coverage, technical infrastructure, governance, and the "chatter" about "selling WBAI";
JILL STEIN and CHERI HONKALA, Green Party Presidential and Vice-Presidential nominees, being arrested after an unsanctioned press conference outside the Hofstra University venue protesting their exclusion from the "bipartisan" corporate-sponsored "debate";
MALVINA REYNOLDS - "It Isn't Nice";
GEORGE FARAH of OpenDebates.org , Anheuser-Busch beer pavilion at the town hall event, detailing how genuine debate, third parties, and serious issue analysis are precluded by the secret arrangements of Democrats, Republicans and corporations under the "Presidential Debate Commission";
MEDEA BENJAMIN of CodePink.org , and author of "Drone Warfare: Killing by Remorte Control", discussing the diminution of women's issues, secret drone warfare, and her recent trip to Pakistan pr[otesting the Obama administrations escalation of aerial drone killings abroad, and new domestic surveillance; and
JOANIE SOMMERS - "Johnny Get Angry"
Anchor: Robert Knight
Producer: Thiago Barrozo
Engineer: Max Schmid