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Monday, March 6, 2006

  • Iraqi Women Make Rare Trip to U.S. to Tell Their Stories of Life Under Occupation

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    This weekend, five Iraqi women arrived in New York City to begin a speaking tour to educate Americans about the reality in Iraq and meet with UN and US officials to call for a peace plan. Two of them join us in our firehouse studio: Faiza Al-Araji is a civil engineer and blogger, whose family recently fled to Jordan after her son was temporarily kidnapped, and Eman Ahmad Khamas, an Iraqi journalist, translator and human rights activist. [includes rush transcript]

  • Come Hell or High Water: Michael Eric Dyson on Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster

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    As President Bush prepares to pay a visit to the Gulf Coast six months after Hurricane Katrina hit, we speak with University of Pennsylvania professor and preacher Michael Eric Dyson about his new book "Come Hell or High Water: Hurricane Katrina and the Color of Disaster." [includes rush transcript]