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Browsing by Author "Hirshman, Sam"

Browsing by Author "Hirshman, Sam"

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  • Nolan, Jared; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-05-20)
    This week on War News Radio: Afghanistan 2011 First we hear about war rugs in Afghanistan. Then, we hear about the Basetrack, an experimental media project in southern Afghanistan. Finally, we explore the story of an ...
  • Crawford, Emily; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-10-08)
    First, we hear from opponents of the US military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Sam Hirshman and Minh-Duyen Nguyen contributed reporting to this story. Then, we speak to some Iraqis who fled to Syria after 2003 about ...
  • Hagar, Emily; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-10-01)
    First, we look at problems at Afghanistan’s central bank. Sam Hirshman has the story. Then, we explore traumatic brain injury in soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Emily Hager reports. Finally, we hear about ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Nguyen, Duyen (Swarthmore College, 2010-10-22)
    First, We follow up on the status of the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy. Sam Hirshman and Duyen Nguyen report. Then, we speak with an Iraqi refugee adjusting to life in the U.S. Abdulla Mizead has the story. Finally, ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Cadambi, Anjali (Swarthmore College, 2011-01-21)
    First, we hear from a journalist about the recent wave of attacks in Iraq. Next, we learn about an American soldier missing in action. Finally, we visit an art exhibit focused on the war in Afghanistan.
  • Embedded 
    Wittenberg, Chole; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-02-11)
    We learn about a new media program following Marines in Afghanistan. Then, we hear about the Australian military’s involvement in Afghanistan. Plus: This week’s news.
  • Lee, Amandine; Crawford, Kyle; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-08-13)
    This week on War News Radio, we talk to Iraqis about how they deal with the unbearable summer heat. Kyle Crawford reports. Read the transcript here. Next, we examine the status of women in Afghanistan, how they have come ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; McMinn, John (Swarthmore College, 2011-04-01)
    First, we learn about the role of Chinese investment in Afghanistan. Caroline Batten, Alan Zhao, and Aaron Moser have the story. Next, we hear from a freelance journalist about his time in the Middle East. For over ten ...
  • Leaked 
    Cadambi, Anjali; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-10-29)
    First, we hear about the difficulties of media reporting on the Iraq War Logs. Anjali Cadambi and Sam Hirshman report. Then, we speak with media critics about Wikileaks, the organization that releases classified military ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Dwider, Sarah (Swarthmore College, 2011-04-15)
    This week on War News Radio, we investigate media coverage of the protests in Afghanistan. Next, we learn about communications in the Libyan conflict. Finally, we hear from a journalist who was kidnapped in Afghanistan. ...
  • Moving Up 
    Hirshman, Sam; Nolan, Jared (Swarthmore College, 2011-12-30)
    This Week on War News Radio: Moving Up. We learn about the promise of new right for Saudi women. Then, we look at the depictions of the war in Afghanistan. Finally, we year about the life of a Puerto Rican self-proclaimed ...
  • Nolan, Jared; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-05-27)
    This week on War News Radio - New Voices: Stories by reporters who joined our staff during the past year. First, we learn about the Chinese investment in Afghanistan. Then, we speak with an Afghan journalist who studied ...
  • DiPierro, Amy; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-11-11)
    This week on War News Radio: Nuclear Ambitions. We hear about the new International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran’s nuclear capabilities. Then, we discuss the American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit seeking more ...
  • Lee, Amandine; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-12-31)
    First, we learn about Afghans’ love of Bollywood cinema. Then, we hear about how soldiers are using Youtube. Next, we take a look at an art exhibit focusing on the war in Afghanistan. Finally, we hear from US soldiers ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Kobasa, Clare (Swarthmore College, 2009-10-23)
    This week on War News Radio, we find out about the international effort to restore Iraq’s national museum, which was looted during the invasion. Clare Kobasa and Sam Hirshman report. Then, we hear from a UN worker about ...
  • Hirshman, Sam; Lee, Amandine (Swarthmore College, 2011-09-09)
    This week on War News Radio, "Remembering 9/11." We first hear from young adults about their memories from the day and reflections since the event. Then, we hear from more students about their opinions regarding the ...
  • Hager, Emily; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-04-16)
    We’ll learn about the Sabian Mandaeans, a persecuted minority religious group in Iraq. Listen now to this report. Then, we’ll hear about the issues facing newly arrived refugees in America. Listen here. Finally, we’ll ...
  • Ramirez, Gabriel; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2010-01-29)
    This week on War News Radio, we hear the stories of two young soldiers and their thoughts on the wars. Gabriel Ramirez reports. Next, we learn about Iraq’s efforts to recover its antiquities after the war. Sam Hirshman ...
  • Nolan, Jared; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-04-22)
    First, we learn about the Raymond Davis case and the implications of Islamic and secular law. Then, we hear about Shepherds of Helmand, a recently released documentary about the war in Afghanistan. These stories, plus this ...
  • Batten, Caroline; Hirshman, Sam (Swarthmore College, 2011-10-28)
    This week on War News Radio: Without Shelter. We examine the causes of homelessness among veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Then, we hear about the Libyan Youth Movement. But first, a round-up of this week's news.

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