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  Shadow Event Drawing the Disaffected
Posted by FoM on August 16, 2000 at 07:01:31 PT
By Anne-Marie O'Connor, Times Staff Writer 
Source: Los Angeles Times  

cannabisnews.com Alternative convention hits a collective nerve with those who feel their issues are overlooked by the major parties. It might not be the next "Survivor" or "How to Marry a Millionaire," and it may not have stolen the scene from the Democratic National Convention or the nightly network news.

But the alternative Shadow Convention packed fervent crowds into a heat-roiled auditorium Tuesday at Patriotic Hall, where speakers--from yippie co-founder Paul Krassner to essayist Alexander Cockburn and Rep. Maxine Waters--seemed to have hit a collective nerve with Los Angelenos who feel their issues are overlooked by the major parties.

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Comment #1 posted by FoM on August 16, 2000 at 09:00:00 PT:

Failed Drug War Program Tuesdays Video Highlights

Failed Drug War Program - Tuesday's Video Highlights

Failed Drug War Program
http://www.shadowconventions.com/losangeles/latue.htm

Tuesday's Video Highlights
http://www.shadowconventions.com/media/larealtues.htm

Clip 1: Peter Dreier
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_dreier.smi

Clip 2: Juliet Beck
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_beck.smi

Clip 3: Dean Trulear
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_trulear.smi

Clip 4: Diana Jones Wilson
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_joneswilson.smi

Clip 5: Arianna Huffington
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_huffington.smi

Clip 6: Ethan Nadelmann
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_nadelmann.smi

Clip 7: Deborah Small
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_small.smi

Clip 8: Gov. Gary Johnson
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_johnson.smi

Clip 9: Heidi Moore
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_moore.smi

Clip 10: Dave Purchase
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_purchase.smi

Clip 11: Ethan Nadelmann
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_nadelmann-p2.smi

Clip 12: Rep. John Conyers
http://stream.realimpact.net/rihurl.ram?file=realimpact/shadowconventions/shadow_smil/shado_smil/la_d3_conyers.smi


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