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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

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  • "My Name is Rachel Corrie"–A Debate Over Why the Play is Not Opening in New York

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    "My Name is Rachel Corrie"–a play based on the words of the American peace activist crushed to death three years ago by an Israeli bulldozer in Gaza–is causing controversy after the New York City theater that was scheduled to run it postponed production. We host a discussion with Katharine Viner, the editor of the play in London and James Nicola and Lynn Moffat, the two top directors of the New York Theatre Workshop. [includes rush transcript]

  • Rachel Corrie’s Parents React to New York Theater’s Postponement of a Play Based on Their Late Daughter’s Words

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    We speak with Rachel Corrie’s parents, Craig and Cindy, who have traveled to New York to attend a public reading of Rachel’s writings and emails at the Riverside Church on what was supposed to have been the opening night of the play "My Name is Rachel Corrie." [includes rush transcript]

  • Helen Thomas Asks President Bush Why He Went to War

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    At the White House Tuesday, veteran correspondent Helen Thomas took President Bush to task on his reasons for invading Iraq. It was the first time Bush had called on Thomas, known as the "First Lady of the American Press", in three years. [includes rush transcript]