Restoration and Reformation

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

We’ll speak to Joseph Sebarenzi, a former speaker of the Rwandan parliament, whose family was massacred in genocide. Then, Sean Hemingway talks about why he re-edited his grandfather Ernest’s memoir A Moveable Feast. Also, Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly on their new collection of tales from the golden age of comic books. Our latest Underreported looks at the use of private contractors in the fight against piracy. Plus, we speak with Congressman Anthony Weiner about where healthcare reform legislation stands.

God Sleeps in Rwanda

Joseph Sebarenzi, discusses the legacy of the Rwandan genocide. His parents, seven siblings, and countless other family members were among 800,000 Tutsi brutally murdered over the course of 90 days in 1994 by extremist Rwandan Hutu. He was sent away to school in Congo when he was a teenager, ...

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A Moveable Feast

Sean Hemingway, Earnest Hemingway’s grandson, has re-edited A Moveable Feast, restoring it to the way Hemingway delivered it to his editors in 1959, adding 40 pages of never-before published sketches of Hemingway’s time in Paris. His version is A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition.

Event: Sean Hemingway will ...

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Classic Children’s Comics

Art Spiegelman and Francoise Mouly have collected a volume of tales from the golden age of the comic book. The TOON Treasury of Classic Children’s Comics includes 60 complete stories from classic master comic book writers and artists from the 1930s through the 1960s, such as Carl Barks, John ...

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Underreported: Pirates vs. Private Security Firms

Private security firms are increasingly being used in the fight against pirates who operate off the coast of Africa. One company, Eos Risk Management, says it has fended off at least 15 attacks from Somali pirates since January. The practice of using security contractors to provide maritime defense "in appropriate ...

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Representative Anthony Weiner

Representative Anthony Weiner talks about where attempts in Congress to overhaul the healthcare system stand now that the summer recess is over. We’ll also get reaction to last night’s speech by President Obama.

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