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Voices In the News

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Voices In the News

Voices In the News

Voices In the News

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A sound montage of some of the voices in this past week's news, including Randy Voepel, Mayor of Santee, Calfornia; Melissa Gern, a sophomore at Santana High School, where this week's deadly school shooting took place; San Diego County District Attorney Paul Pfingst on 15-year-old Charles Andrew Williams, who is in jail on murder and other charges; Vice President Dick Cheney and one of his cardiologists, Dr. Jonathan Reiner of George Washington University Hospital; Florida Judge Joel Lazarus sentencing 14-year-old Lionel Tate to life in prison after Tate's conviction for first-degree murder; President George W. Bush announcing a 60-day cooling-off period for Northwest Airlines and its mechanics union; O.V. Delle Femine, National Director of the Airline Mechanics Fraternal Association; Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (Republican, Illinois) and Representative Charles Rangel (Democrat, New York) on this week's passage by the House of part of President Bush's tax plan.