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AirTalk for July 30, 2001

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The Green Party Goes National

This weekend, Green Party representatives from all over the country will meet in Santa Barbara to approve a filing with the Federal Election Commission for national party status. Join guest host Patt Morrison as she talks about the future of the Green Party, USA, with the newly elected co-chair of the National Green Party Steering Committee Jo Chamberlain.

The New Payola

Guest host Patt Morrison talks with Salon.com writer Eric Boehlert about the pervasive and costly pay-for-play promotion system developing in urban radio, and whether a federal clampdown may be in the works.

Bebe Moore Campbell

Washington Post Book World predicts that LA novelist Bebe Moore Campbell may be remembered as the most important African-American novelist in the 20th century. The author joins guest host Patt Morrison to talk about her latest work What You Owe Me (G.P. Putnam's Sons).

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