Los Angeles, CA Prominent immigration leaders debating proposed reforms on the Internet are to be spotlighted on the Full Disclosure Network™ (FDN) in a Video News Blog Special (#12) on 43 cable systems and the worldwide Internet starting May 23, 2006. This Special half-hour program addresses the pros and cons on controversial immigration reform provisions that have stirred emotion and debate among citizens and in the religious and activist communities across the nation. Also featured is a short “Mini-Documentary” about FDN known as “the news behind the news” a 2002 EMMY Award winning Independent public affairs show, hosted by Leslie Dutton.
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- Video News Blog #29 Cardinal Antagonizes Catholics on Immigration Stance (7:33 min) featuring Cardinal Roger Mahony and International Broadcaster Stanley Interrante of “Catholic News & Views” who provide their conflicting opinions on proposed legislation and the Cardinal’s responsibilities. Following the Cardinal’s statement, that he would ask his priests to defy a proposed Immigration law now before the U. S. Congress, Father Michael Guiterrez of St. Anne Catholic Church in Santa Monica declared that his church would welcome immigrants regardless of any laws Congress may pass saying “This is not our Law, we follow God’s law.” Provisions of the Catholic Catechism are cited by Interrante to demonstrate that any such action by the Mahony and his priests would against the teachings of the Church.
- Video News Blog #28 Inside The Boycott: Legitimate or Racist? (10 min) The behind the scenes footage of illegal immigrant demonstrations held across the country in March and May 2006 reveals the political agenda of the organizers and protesters. Featuring commentary from documentary film maker Brook Young, whose exclusive video and audio captures the spirit of the protest. Also, national boycott leader Nativo Lopez describes his instructions to the protesters who participated in May Day labor boycott. Also featured in the video is Professor Jose Angel Gutierrez of the University of Texas, exhorting to his students that they (Mexicans) will eventually "take over" as they are having more babies, while the older white population is dying. (click here for entire transcript)
- Mini Documentary FULL DISCLOSURE: “the news behind the news” (8 min) Features controversial video clips from past shows along with prominent leaders who describe the importance of this “Independent Network”. Some of those appearing are: L. A. County D.A. Steve Cooley, Ramona Ripston, Exec Dir.ACLU, LAPD Chief Wm. Bratton, Larry Flynt Publisher Hustler Magazine, Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese, III, L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, Stephen Yagman Civil Rights Attorney, LAPD Asst. Chief Dave Gascon and more.
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