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Season 2006 Episode 0512

Gino Strada and Howard Zinn

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Gino Strada and Howard Zinn
Dr. Gino Strada and historian Howard Zinn speak about their latest books at an event sponsored by Emergency (, a humanitarian group that provides free medical care for civilian victims in war zones around the world.Dr. Strada, co-founder of Emergency, is the author of Green Parrots, a diary of his experiences working in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Somolia, and Sudan. During the event he talks about the civilian war victims he has encountered and argues for the need to abolish war as a means for settling disputes.Following that, Professor Zinn discusses the Bush administration's invasion and occupation of Iraq, the possibility of an attack on Iran, and the American public's appetite for war today. His latest book is titled Just War. Both participants answer questions from audience members following their remarks. This event was held at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Los Angeles.moreless

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