August 13, 2020
Episode 71

Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation with Rep. Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee, who has been representing California’s 13th district since 1999. She was the only person in Congress to vote against the expanded use of force authorization immediately after the 9/11 attacks and has been a constant force for peace in Congress since. She is working now to advance a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission through Congress.

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Sources for audio clips

Intro
Rep. Barbara Lee: In Expanding Global Wars, Trump Is Creating More Havoc and Chaos & Has No Strategy - Democracy Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3YsnTGma9s
American Forum: America's Endless War for the Middle East - VPM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hPs8tXL3DMc
Rep. Barbara Lee: In Expanding Global Wars, Trump Is Creating More Havoc and Chaos & Has No Strategy - Democracy Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3YsnTGma9s
President Trump Announces Strikes Against Syria - VOA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AP4JBXK2Bk
Rep. Barbara Lee: In Expanding Global Wars, Trump Is Creating More Havoc and Chaos & Has No Strategy - Democracy Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3YsnTGma9s
President Trump Statement on Soleimani - CSPAN https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNpvlS0LR0Y
Use of Force Authorizations Repeal - Congressional Process
Lee Gets Fired Up on House Floor Over Removal of AUMF Amendment - Roll Call https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eiJ5NCOK1c
truth, racial healhing, and transformation commission
Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Summit - Closing Video W. K. Kellog https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwtnanuRrrc
Shirley Chisolm Presidential Campaign
Shirley Chisholm: Declares Presidential Bid, January 25, 1972 - NYC Department of Records and Informational Services https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3JCX3WxBik
Repeal of Use of Force Authorization - Reasoning
House Debate on Rep. Schiff Amendment to Sunset the 9/11 AUMF - Rep Adam Schiff https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhbAKHbrmaI
Outro
Barbara Lee's 9/14/01 Speech https://theintercept.com/2016/09/11/barbara-lees-lone-vote-on-sept-14-2001-was-as-prescient-as-it-was-brave-and-heroic/

Show Credits

Host: Alyssa Milano
Executive Producer: Alyssa Milano
Associate Producer: Ben Jackson
Editing and Sound Production: Natasha Jacobs
Music by: Milo Bugliari, Josh Cooke & Eleisha Eagle