A Country Called Amreeka

Alia Malek talked about her book A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories (Free Press; October 6, 2009). In her book she… read more

Alia Malek talked about her book A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories (Free Press; October 6, 2009). In her book she presents personal stories of Arab immigrants in the U.S. against the backdrop of major events in U.S. history. The stories range in time from shortly before the Kennedy assassination to shortly after the invasion of Iraq. She talked about why she wrote the book and showed slides as she read excerpts from the book. She also responded to questions from members of the audience. This event was held at 6 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 10, 2009, in the Library and Resource Center at the Arab American National Museum. close

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A Country Called Amreeka

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Program ID:
291071-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Dearborn, Michigan, United States
First Aired:
Jan 10, 2010 | 5:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 17, 2010 | 4:16am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 10, 2010 | 5:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2010 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2010 | 4:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
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