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Confronting Genocide


The effects of genocide abroad - and here in Maine.  Host Keith Shortall leads a conversation about how we define genocide, and what about what some say is its legacy here in Maine.  

Guests:   Tom Andrews, former Congressman and now the President and CEO of United to End Genocide.  

Matt Dunlap, Secretary of State of Maine and Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.  

Esther Attean, Passamaquoddy activist and co-sponsor of Genocide and ME, one of the founders of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission here in Maine. 
Charlotte Bacon, Executive Director, Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare 

Keith grew up in Thomaston, Maine, and graduated from Bowdoin College in 1982, majoring in philosophy. He began his career in commercial broadcasting in Portland, before moving to Maine Public in 1989. Keith has taken on a number of roles at Maine Public and is the primary editor of Maine news and feature stories aired on Maine Public Radio, and TV news specials including election debates and the annual live State of the State address. Keith is the host and producer of the weekly political roundtable Across the Aisle and on occasion takes the host chair for the daily call-in news program Maine Calling.