NPR’s Tell Me More interviews LaVena’s father

by Philip Barron on August 11, 2008 · 18 comments

The father of Pfc. LaVena Johnson, John Johnson, was interviewed last Friday by Michel Martin, host of the NPR program Tell Me More. Also on hand was activist and retired Army Colonel Ann Wright. Soldier’s Family Challenges Army Suicide Report Tell Me More, August 11, 2008

LaVena’s parents on US Talk Network

by Philip Barron on August 11, 2008 · 1 comment

Coz Carson, one of the hosts of the Internet-based media station US Talk Network, recently interviewed John and Linda Johnson about their daughter, LaVena. Carson is a former program director at 1690 WVON – The Talk of Chicago, and has been a frequent contributor on CNN Newsroom and CNN Headline News. The link to the [...]

LaVena’s parents on Democracy Now!

by Philip Barron on July 23, 2008 · 9 comments

John and Linda Johnson, parents of Pfc. LaVena Lynn Johnson, were interviewed on Democracy Now! by host Amy Goodman on July 23. Activist and retired Army colonel Ann Wright was also part of the discussion; as detailed at DN!, Col. Wright spent twenty-six years in the US Army/Army Reserves and was a diplomat in the [...]

New Zealand Herald column on LaVena

by Philip Barron on June 25, 2008 · 1 comment

The New Zealand Herald has published an article on LaVena Johnson, written by contributing columnist Tracey Barnett who interviewed LaVena’s parents, John and Linda: “I’m telling you there is no pain like it – there is no pain like it in this world. My daughter, the way they took her and what they did to [...]

KMOV revisits LaVena Johnson story

by Philip Barron on June 4, 2008 · 1 comment

St. Louis CBS affiliate KMOV-TV ran a story last night on the case of PFC LaVena Johnson. Reported by Matt Sczesny, the story features new comments by LaVena’s father, Dr. John Johnson, as he spoke at a press conference yesterday. Also mentioned is a response from a staffer for the House Armed Services Committee. This [...]

KKFI interview with LaVena Johnson’s father

by Philip Barron on April 12, 2008 · 0 comments

On a program originally broadcast on August 3, 2007, Tom Klammer – host of Tell Somebody on Kansas City