AR-News: KPFK's Watchdog: On Memorial Day,
we look at the non-human victims of war
KarenDawn at DawnWatch.com
Mon May 31 14:29:24 EDT 2004
On the Memorial Day holiday, Monday May 31, Watchdog looks at the tragedy of
war, focusing on its non human victims. We remember the war dogs brought to
Vietnam and abandoned there after the war, the dolphins kidnapped from their
homes to serve in our military, the whales who beach themselves,
disoriented, after navy sonar experiments, and the thousands of animals who
have died in gruesome military experiments.
William Rivas-Rivas -- Former Naval officer who campaigns with People for
the Ethical Treatment of Animals against the use of animals in the military.
Jeffrey Bennett -- Producer of "War Dogs, America's Forgotten Heroes."
Dr Naomi Rose -- Marine Mammal Specialist for The Humane Society of the
You can find out more about our guests on the Watchdog web page, designed
and updated by Janee Taylor. You will find it at:
Watchdog is hosted by Karen Dawn and produced by Karen Dawn and Janee
Taylor. It airs Mondays at 2pm on KPFK, the Pacifica station at 90.7 FM in
Los Angeles and San Diego, and 98.7 in Santa Barbara. If you are not in
range you can listen live on line at 2pm US Pacific Time, 5pm Eastern:
We will take callers and would love your participation. The call-in number
is: (818) 985-5735. That's (818) 985 KPFK
Listen if you can, and please send comments to Watchdog at KPFK.org. (I send a
huge thank you to those who already have.)
Watchdog's season has been extended. Positive feedback will make it more
likely that Pacifica will eventually put an animal issues series on the air
Thanks to Ted Vegvari and PVNET (http://www.pvnet.com/ ) you can now listen
on line to archived shows you wanted to hear but missed. You'll find the
shows on the Watchdog web pages cited above.
The first thirteen shows of the series are up there now and this Monday's
show should be available some time Monday night.
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