Friday, October 19, 2007

  • No More Victims: Grassroots Group Assists Iraqi Children Injured in U.S. Attacks


    No More Victims is a grassroots organization dedicated to assisting Iraqi children injured in U.S. attacks. We speak with the group’s founder, Cole Miller. [includes rush transcript]

  • Ten-Year-Old Iraqi Girl Receives Medical Treatment in South Carolina After Losing Legs in U.S. Air Strike


    Ten-year-old Salee Allawee lost both of her legs in a U.S. air strike last year. The same attack killed her 13-year-old brother and her best friend. Salee’s sister was also injured and lost part of her foot. Salee is learning how to walk again thanks to the organization No More Victims. The group brought her here last December to receive a pair of prosthetic legs. We speak with Salee and her father, Hussein Allawee Feras. [includes rush transcript]

  • Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People


    Where are the human images of Arabs and Arab Americans? That’s the topic of a new film called "Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People." The book and the film explore the American cinematic landscape to reveal a stark pattern of Arab stereotyping and its disturbing similarity to anti-Semitic and other racist caricatures through history. We play excerpts of the film and speak to acclaimed media critic Jack Shaheen, author of the book it’s based on. [includes rush transcript]

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