New America Now: Don't Ask/Don't Tell, Beatrice and Virgil, Defamation

New America Now: Don't Ask/Don't Tell, Beatrice and Virgil, Defamation

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Ethnic Media Watch:

Valeria Fernandez explains why four undocumented students risked arrest by protesting in John Mccain's office, and Khalil Abdullah discusses prisons closing in DC and moving prisoners to jails hundreds of miles away from their families. 

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Sandip Roy Talks To:

President Obama has reached a deal with key Democrats on repealing the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.  Robin Chaurasiya got her discharge papers from the military this year after having served in the Air Force since 2006.

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Mary Ambrose Talks To:

Yann Martel shot to worldwide fame with his book Life of Pie, even gaining a fan in President Obama.  His new novel, Beatrice and Virgil, is generating notoriety of a different sort by tackling the subject of the Holocaust.

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Sandip Roy Talks To:

Two generations after the Holocaust, director Yoav Shamir explores the state of anti-Semitism in his documentary, Defamation.

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