Wednesday, March 14, 2001

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  • Npr Thanks Kuwait.Com

    You probably did a mental double take when you heard the sponsorship announcement that ran on National Public Radiofor several weeks this year. It said: "Support for NPR comes from the state of Kuwait, in memory of the 10thanniversary of Kuwait’s liberation. On the Web at KuwaitthanksAmerica.org."

  • New York Times Casts Stones at Edward Said

    It was a great photo, spread large across the New York Times: In it, a renowned English professor stands atthe Lebanese border winding up to pitch a stone, according to the caption, at Israeli soldiers. It turns out that theonly bull’s eye the professor hit was a wall of biases and preconceptions.

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