Tonight... The O'Reilly Factor is on!
In a new audio tape played on Al Jazerra television, terror mastermind Usama bin Laden calls on Arabs to rise up in defense of Saddam Hussein. Will anybody listen? We'll get analysis from Evan Kohlman, a senior researcher with the anti-terrorism think tank, The Investigative Project and from Walid Phares, a professor of Middle East Studies at Florida Atlantic University.
Then, you decide... Should attorneys who defend accused terrorists like Zacarias Moussaoui and Jose Padilla be given access to captured Al Qaeda suspects in the name of civil rights? On Monday, it was revealed that the Bush administration wants to postpone the trial of terrorist suspect Zacarias Moussaoui until September, while prosecutors try to keep an Al Qaeda prisoner out of the case. Could the Moussaoui case actually wind up being heard by a military tribunal? Should it be? We'll hear from both sides.
Also, the defense team in the Clara Harris trial in Texas is promoting the "sudden passion" defense as the explanation for their client's behavior on the night she killed her husband by running him over with her Mercedes after she caught him with another woman. What kind of an argument is the "sudden passion" defense? Could it actually work with a jury? Wait till you hear about one Texan who avoided jail time by using this defense after he shot and killed his wife! We'll have the details when criminal defense attorney Katherine Scardino joins us.
And later, the most controversial segment of the night. Is O'Reilly a bad conservative?! Has he been unfair to conservatives? Accuracy in Media Editor Cliff Kinkaid says yes. Insight magazine's Paul Rodriguez will bring us another point of view, O'Reilly will try to shut up and listen when the two men meet tonight in the No Spin Zone.
Finally, author Eric Alterman says forget all the talk about the "liberal" media! The American media is really conservative. He lays out the facts in his new book, What Liberal Media and will be here to share them with us.
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