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The Hole in the flag / Andrei Codrescu ; interviewed by Pamela Burton.

Program Title:
The Hole in the flag / Andrei Codrescu ; interviewed by Pamela Burton.
PRA Archive #: 
KZ1662
Description: 

Andrei Codrescu, poet, commentator for Nation Public Radio, and writer discusses his book, "The Hole in the Flag," which is based on his experiences when returning to Romania to cover the "revolution" for NPR. He discovered, through interviews and discussion with old school friends, that the revolution had been stolen. He explores the growth of nationalism, the U.S. media's coverage of the Gulf War, and the disasterous results from Romania's policy that mandated five children per household. He goes on to speculate about the cause of high rates of AIDS in the orphanage population.|THE HOLE IN THE FLAG / Andrei Codrescu| interviewed by Pamela Burton. - Andrei Codrescu, poet, commentator for Nation Public Radio, and writer discusses his book, "The Hole in the Flag," which is based on his experiences when returning to Romania to cover the "revolution" for NPR. He discovered, through interviews and discussion with old school friends, that the revolution had been stolen. He explores the growth of nationalism, the U.S. media's coverage of the Gulf War, and the disasterous results from Romania's policy that mandated five children per household. He goes on to speculate about the cause of high rates of AIDS in the orphanage population. RECORDED: KPFK, 11 July 1991.

Station: 
Date Recorded on: 
KPFK, 11 July 1991.
Date Broadcast on: 
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Item duration: 
1 reel (45 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|45:00
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Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1991.
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