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HARD NEWS 31/03/03 - The Missiles Etc.

HARD NEWS 31/03/03 - The Missiles Etc.

Hi folks,

The latest posts are below. Mine is a bit of Internet sleuthing about the missile attacks that killed so many civilians in Baghdad last week - we're being lied to - Jolisa's is another crucial dispatch from New York, and Chad's is some weird jazz.



Being lied to |Mar 31, 2003 08:26
Russell Brown's Hard News

Over the weekend, spokesmen for Tony Blair put word about that Saddam had sacked his commander of air defences after a series of surface-to-air missiles landed on Baghdad. This, they said gave reason for "scepticism" over claims that the bombing of two marketplaces in Baghdad this week were the result of coalition attacks on the city...,


Gretchen Hooves interview part I |Mar 29, 2003 23:43
Now playing in the Muse Lounge

Gretchen Hooves has become quite the recluse in her later years, choosing only to appear on certain club nights, so it is with no little excitement that I welcome the news that she has agreed to be interviewed by me as part of our small collected history of the Muse Lounge. An accomplished flautist in her early teens, Gretchen first met her future husband and creative partner, Cedric Hooves while they were both attending art ...,


Marching orders |Mar 28, 2003 17:18
Jolisa Gracewood in NYC

Out of a sense of impotent rage, and because none of the coverage makes sense to me, I've been mostly boycotting the "all war all the time" fest on TV and in the papers. Now even the distractions aren't distracting any more. I had to switch off the usually reliably diverting American Idol last night when the bright-eyed finalists, some with tears streaming down their faces, sang a gratuitous chorus of pro-America songs. It was ?,


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