Streams

Redgraves Address Guantanamo Detainees

Monday, December 10, 2007

Last night, several members of the Redgrave family took the stage at the Culture Project Theatre in SoHo. Vanessa, recently starred in "The Year of Magical Thinking" on Broadway. She was joined by her sister Lynn, brother Corin and niece Jemma.

REPORTER: The Redgraves read from a poetry collection written by detainees at Guantanamo. Here's Lynn Redgrave reading "Even if the Pain."

LYNN REDGRAVE: Even if the pain of the wound increases, there must be a remedy to treat it. Even if the days in prison endure, there must be a day when we'll get out.

REPORTER: Shayana Kadidal attended last night's event.

KADIDAL: The very idea that these guys are sort of people with families who are articulate enough to sort put something like this together under these conditions, it's really kind of, it really brings home for you.

REPORTER: The event was part of a month-long series by the Culture Project that tries to engage audiences on issues that may influence how voters think about the next presidential election.

More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.

Sponsored

Latest Newscast

 

 

Support

WNYC is supported by the Charles H. Revson Foundation: Because a great city needs an informed and engaged public

Feeds

Supported by