Author speaks about his book on Witch Hunts
Many WMNF listeners are familiar with the story of Maher Arar, a Syrian born Canadian Citizen. On the afternoon of September 26th, Arar was on his way home to Ottawa, Canada after a family vacation,when he deplaned at New York's JFK Airport -- and walked into a nightmarish history.Author Robert Rapley calls it a witch hunt. And he includes it in one of his chapters from his new book, “Witch Hunts:From Salem To Guatanamo Bay”, written by Canadian Robert Rapley. WMNF spoke with Robert Rapley late last month. (roll tape#1 o.q.”and that’s part of a witch hunt”)
That’s author Robert Rapley. He’s the author of the new book, “Witch Hunts: From Sale to Guatanamo Bay”. He spoke to us his from his home in Ottawa, Canada.