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Islam and the West


A continuation of our conversations about being Muslim in America.  

Guests:  Anouar Majid - founding director of the Center for Global Humanities at the University of New England. He is the author of several books, including “Islam and America: Building a Future Without Prejudice.”
  Former Ambassador Lawrence Pope - author of "The Demilitarization of American Diplomacy: Two Cheers for Striped Pants." He was Ambassador to Chad from 1993 to 1996 and Charge d’Affaires to Libya in the aftermath of Benghazi.  At other times during his career, he was Director for Northern Gulf Affairs, Associate Director for Counter-Terrorism, and Political Advisor to General Zinni at Central Command. 

Jennifer walked into her college radio station as a 17-year-old freshman and never looked back. Even though she was terrified of the microphone back then — and spoke into it as little as possible — she loved the studio, the atmosphere and, most of all, the people who work in broadcasting. She was hooked. Decades later, she’s back behind the radio microphone hosting Maine Public Radio’s flagship talk program, Maine Calling. She’s not afraid of the mic anymore, but still loves the bright, eclectic people she gets to work with every day.