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The Gulf crisis, the question of Palestine, and United States policy / Edward Said ; produced by David Barsamian.

Program Title:
The Gulf crisis, the question of Palestine, and United States policy / Edward Said ; produced by David Barsamian.
PRA Archive #: 
SZ0596
Description: 

Edward Said, author and Old Dominion Foundation Humanities Professor at Columbia University, gives a talk on Middle East politics and United States policy. He describes the matrix in which Saddam Hussein evolved, the United States involvement in the Middle East, and ways to resolve the Iraq Gulf crisis and the Israeli/Palestinian issue. Said contends that U.S. policy and public attitudes are misled by "hostility and ignorance towards the Arabs, Islam, and their culture." He exposes cleches and stereotypes to open the way for an understanding of the situation.|THE GULF CRISIS, THE QUESTION OF PALESTINE, AND THE UNITED STATES POLICY / Edward Said| produced by David Barsamian. - Said, author and Old Dominion Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, gives a talk on "The Gulf Crisis," "The Question of Palestine," and "United States Policy." He describes the matrix in which Saddam Hussein evolved, the U.S. invlovement in the Midlle East, and ways to resolve the Iraq Gulf crisis and the Israeli/Palestinian issue. Said contends that U.S. policy and public attitudes are mislead by "hostility and ignorance towards the Arabs, Islam, and their culture." He exposes cliches and stereotypes to open the way for an understanding of the situation. RECORDED: in Boulder, Colorado, 26 Sept. 1990.

Date Recorded on: 
Boulder, Colorado, 26 Sept. 1990.
Date Broadcast on: 
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Item duration: 
1 reel (58 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|58:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1990.
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