SeaWorld Woes

SEA WORLD IS OUT OF EXCUSES

If you’ve listened to The Dougherty Report for any length of time, you’ll know that the issue of whales and dolphins being held in captivity is an issue that hits close to home for Elizabeth Dougherty.    In fact, elsewhere on this site you’ll hear several interviews that will help you …

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ELIZABETH CALLS THE US EMBASSY IN JAPAN

Elizabeth Dougherty called the US Embassy in Tokyo to find out the latest in regards to her cousin Ric O’Barry.  Since we could not secure permission to record the call for broadcast, here is a transcription of that conversation.    (“ED” of course is Elizabeth Dougherty, “CAMERON” works at the US …

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GUEST: RIC O’BARRY

ICYMI:  This week on The Dougherty Report, Elizabeth finally gets to speak with her cousin Ric O’Barry.  In 1964, Ric was hired to train the dolphins called “Flipper” on TV.  Just a few years later, the lead dolphin “committed suicide” in his arms and Ric’s life would change forever. Featured …

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SHAME ON YOU JAPAN!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OP-ED Elizabeth Dougherty and Michael Serio (No license for content, use at will, editorial license retained.) -Orlando, Florida No matter how long a person lives, there is only one pain that never goes away. It’s the unimaginable agony that a parent endures when a child dies, particularly …

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IS RIC O’BARRY’S HEALTH AT RISK?

Factoring in a fourteen hour time difference can make interviews challenging, but in this case, this was a conversation we were NOT going to miss.  In the early morning hours, The Dougherty Report spoke with the Tokyo-based attorney representing The Dolphin Project’s Ric O’Barry. Unless there is a change in …

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RIC O’BARRY IS BEING HELD IN JAPAN

ICYMI:  This week on The Dougherty Report, Elizabeth shares the story of her cousin Ric O’Barry.  In 1964, Ric was hired to train the dolphins called “Flipper” on TV.  Just a few years later, the lead dolphin “committed suicide” in his arms and Ric’s life would change forever. Featured in …

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