Amy Goodman was one of the few national journalists to follow the Saint Augustine Catholic Church takeover by students and local residents in New Orleans, spring 2006. I never met her, but we interviewed a lot of the same people.
I guess it's not too surprising that she and three other journalists would get arrested and roughed up at the Republican National Convention, but it's still more than a bit chilling. Essentially, they were arrested for covering the protests.
Of Gifts and Gaps
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