235: The Balloon Goes Up

235: The Balloon Goes Up

Mar 21, 2003
Stories from the beginnings of the war in Iraq, and how it compares with wars in our country's past.
  • Issam Shukri is an Iraqi man living in Canada. He lived in Baghdad when it was bombed during the first gulf war. He talks with Ira about how scary it was when the ground started shaking and the streetlights suddenly blinked out, and how hard it was to explain to his three-year-old son. (12 minutes) IraqWar

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