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What Have We Learned: Muslims in America

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Tuesday, September 05, 2006

American Muslims have experienced both assimilation and alienation since 9/11. Journalist Geneive Abdo compares Islam in Iran, Europe, and the United States, and says that while homegrown terrorism is less likely here than in Europe, there are forces in American society that push Muslims to retreat to their mosques. Also: a call-in for Muslim listeners.

Tuesday Morning Politics

Jessica Yellin
- ABC News White House Correspondent
and
John Dickerson, Slate.com's Chief Political correspondent and author, On Her Trail : My Mother, Nancy Dickerson, TV News' First Woman Star (Simon & Schuster, October
- discuss the midterm elections and Congressman Christopher Shays' policy change ...

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Primary Run

Tom Suozzi Nassau County Executive (D) and running for the Democratic primary for Governor
-on his gubernatorial run against Eliot Spitzer.

» More on Tom Suozzi

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What Have We Learned: Muslims in America

Geneive Abdo, liaison for the Alliance of Civilizations at the U.N. and author, Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11 (Oxford University Press, 2006)
-talks about life for American Muslims in the post 9/11 world.

» Mecca and Main ...

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Art All Around

Sarina Finkelstein, photographer of the Street Art cover story in Time Out New York
and
Lady Pink, pioneering graffiti artist
and
Hope169, street artist
- talk about street art and graffiti in New York: its history, legality, and where to find it

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