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WNYC News

Imam Fears Moving Cultural Center May Cause Tension

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf calls for truthfulness in the debate around the proposed cultural center and mosque.

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The Takeaway

The NYPD's Efforts to Reach Out to the Muslim Community Since 9/11

Monday, August 30, 2010

In the months after 9/11, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly reached out to the city's Muslim population. WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly explains how that strategy has worked and what those relationships have meant during the current controversy surrounding the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero.

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The Takeaway

Debate Over Proposed Mosque Reverberates Through Muslim World

Monday, August 23, 2010

Supporters and opponents are speaking out in response to the proposed Islamic Center and Mosque, to be built blocks from Ground Zero. As the debate heats up and becomes political here in the U.S., many of the 1.5 billion Muslims around the world are watching. Ahmad Moussalli is a professor of Islamic Studies at the American University of Beirut; Borzhou Daraghi is the Middle East correspondent for the Los Angeles Times; and Muhammed Alee lives in Nairobi, Kenya. They bring an international perspective to the story and reveal that the proposed center is indicative of America's fraught relationship with the Muslim world.

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WQXR News

Obama: 'No Regrets' on Mosque Comments; Majority of NYers Oppose Project

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

A majority of New Yorkers say they oppose the project, but support the developers' right to build.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Family Ties

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Colleen Kelly, co-founder of September 11th Peaceful Tomorrows, an organization founded by family members of those killed on September 11th, and Peter Gadiel, Founder of the 9/11 Families for a Secure America Foundation, on how 9/11 families and their opinions are portrayed in the media.

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