James Zogby: My first dealings with Albright were at the 1988 Dem convention. She tried to dissuade me from introducing a pro-Palestinian plank into the platform. I represented the Rev. Jesse Jackson, while she represented the Dem nominee, Dukakis… The Dukakis campaign did not want the “P-word” in the platform or even have the matter discussed in a public forum…. In the late 1980s, ‘for the first time’, Albright noticed that her State Department ‘peace team’ was almost all Jewish…
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They Don’t Make Republicans Like the Great Paul Findley Anymore!
Ralph Nader writes that longtime Palestine supporter Congressman Paul Findley “was a thoughtful, studious legislator with a superb sense of justice. He was an early civil rights champion. His opposition to runaway Presidential war-making was reflected in his leading support for the War Powers Act…” Nader points out: “In his book, he profiled other Americans who dared to speak out, and who endured intimidating slander and ostracism. Findley’s documentation of the suppression of their freedom of speech was an early precursor of what is going on now…”