Book Discussion on The Arab Americans: A History

Gregory Orfalea talked about his book The Arab Americans: A History, published by Olive Branch Press. He described the history of… read more

Gregory Orfalea talked about his book The Arab Americans: A History, published by Olive Branch Press. He described the history of Arab-Americans and the impact of U.S. Middle East policies and September 11 on Arab-American communities across the U.S. Mr. Orfalea also talked about the motivations of Arabs to move to this country in recent decades and reviewed the economic and social status of Arab-Americans today. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Carla Cohen Founder and Co-Owner Politics and Prose Bookstore
  • Gregory Orfalea Assistant Professor Pitzer College->Creative Writing

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Book Discussion on The Arab Americans: A History

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193756-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 2006
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2006

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  • Oct 15, 2006 | 5:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2006 | 12:44am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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