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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Information about what's really going on at Guantanamo has been very hard to come by. An Afghani-American woman who volunteered as a translator for detainees describes her time there…and reveals what they told her. Don Felder of the Eagles breaks the band’s years of public silence. Jess Winfield on his debut novel about sex, drugs and Shakespeare. Plus, on Underreported: an update on Sudan.

Guests:

Don Felder and Jess Winfield

A Guantanamo Diary

Behind-the-scenes information about Guantanamo is very hard to come by. Mahvish Rukhsana Khan, an American lawyer of Afghani descent, went to Guantanamo as a volunteer translator for detainees; she joins us to reveal what the detainees told her. Her new book is My Guantanamo Diary.

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Don Felder on Life in the Eagles

The album “Eagles: Their Greatest Hits 1971–1975” is the bestselling album of all time in the United States. Now Don Felder of the Eagles has broken the band’s long public silence in a new memoir, Heaven and Hell: My Life in the Eagles (1974-2001).

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Sex, Drugs, and Shakespeare

Jess Winfield, a founding member of the Reduced Shakespeare Company, has written a debut novel about sex, drugs, and Shakespeare. It’s called My Name is Will.

Events: Jess Winfield will be speaking and signing books
Thursday, July 17 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble Upper ...

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Underreported: Sudan Update

Georgette Gagnon, Africa program director for Human Rights Watch, gives us an update on the latest from Khartoum. We’ll talk about the ongoing proxy war between Chad and Sudan, and the recent ICC request for a warrant of arrest for Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir on charges of ten ...

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