Saturday, April 20, 2002
The American press was quick to celebrate the apparent ousting of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez last weekend as a victory for democracy… until Chavez regained power. Oops. Now editorials have realized their folly, calling the unsuccessful coup no way to achieve democracy. Brooke talks to FAIR media analyst Rachel Coen. Before that, Bob talks to NPR’s South America Correspondent Martin Kaste about the Venezuelan media’s own ball-drop.
Brahms Cello Sonata #1, 3rd Movement (beginning)Artist: Janos Starker - Cello, Gyorgy Sebok - piano