ACTION ALERT: “Got Democracy?” to Air Today and Tomorrow

June 24th, 2006 - by admin

Ecological Options Network – 2006-06-24 22:49:52

‘GOT DEMOCRACY?’ Featured on LinkTV
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EON’s recently released thirty-minute documentary GOT DEMOCRACY? will lead off an upcoming Election Integrity Series that will be repeating on LinkTV in the coming weeks. (Please pass this on to your lists and networks!) Got Democracy was produced by Mary Beth Brangan and directed and edited by James Heddle

GOT DEMOCRACY? is a report on the electoral crisis in the United States. It is based on the First National Teach-In on vote rigging held in Oakland, California February, 2005, which was organized by the Wellstone Club, Mainstreet Moms and EON.

Presenters include:Ohio attorney, journalist and Political Science Prof. Bob Fitrakis; Investigative journalists Lynn Landes and Wayne Madsen; Statistician Allyson Washburn; Researchers Emily Levy &Dr. Jonathan Simon; Activists, Megan Matson, Butch Wing, Medea Benjamin, Sharon Cornu & Walter Riley.

Link is a viewer-supported satellite broadcaster with 26 million viewers. Its expected that 3-6 million would see these 4 1/2 hours of repeating coverage on election integrity.

The series will air beginning at 7:30 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on Sunday, June 25 and again Friday, July 7, being repeated throughout both weekends.

Schedulingdetails are on Link’s home page ( and there are partial schedules and information below. The LinkTV press release is attached

Link is satellite only, the channels are:
• DIRECTV ch. 375
• DISH Network ch. 9410

Broadcast times are:
Sunday, June 25
Sunday, June 25
Monday, June 26
Monday, June 26
Monday, June 26
Monday, June 26

Also Screening
Democracy for Sale, a 4-hour special in two parts. Host Mark Hertzgaard interviews Mainstreet Moms Founder/Director Megan Matson and investigative reporter Greg Palast. The film also introduces excerpts of several films including Orwell Rolls in His Grave; the Academy Award-nominated Street Fight; and the critically-acclaimed documentary, Counting on Democracy. Amy Goodman also participates.

Sunday, June 25
8:00 PM
Sunday, June 25
11:00 PM
Monday, June 26
2:00 AM
Monday, June 26
5:00 AM
Monday, June 26
8:00 AM
Monday, June 26
2:00 PM

• Megan Morgan ( narrates and co-produced another recent EON documentary HELP AMERICA VOTE…ON PAPER.

• (Please e-mail LinkTV with thanks, encouragement and support for this ground-breaking programming. Send your kudos ).

• For details on this and other recent EON productions, please visit:]