Mecca and Main Street

Geneive Abdo talked about her book, Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11, published by Oxford University Press. News… read more

Geneive Abdo talked about her book, Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11, published by Oxford University Press. News commentator Abdo described Islam as America’s fastest-growing religion and discussed Muslim beliefs. She argued that Islamic terrorists only make up a small percentage of Muslims and that the younger generation generally see themselves as belonging to a universal faith and do not define themselves by their ethnic backgrounds. After her presentation she responded to audience members' questions. close

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  • Geneive Abdo Liaison Alliance of Civilizations
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Mecca and Main Street

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Program ID:
194640-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Los Angeles, California, United States
First Aired:
Oct 21, 2006 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 25, 2006 | 12:43am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 21, 2006 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2006 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 25, 2006 | 12:43am EST | C-SPAN 2
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