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Palestinians in Gaza celebrate the revolution in Tunisia listen

01/20/11 Pam Bailey
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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People across the world, including the Middle East, celebrated the peaceful revolution that toppled Tunisia's government. The former president, Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, was forced to leave the country on Friday. WMNF's reporter in the Gaza Strip, Pam Baily, tells us, Palestinians are inspired by the uprising in Tunisia.

As news of Tunisian revolution spread like wildfire around the world, Arabs living in countries struggling with their own oppressive governments and soaring unemployment we...

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Parallels between FDR and Barack Obama

12/18/08 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Thursday)
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Welcome to WMNF ’s Radioactivity program. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up: what lessons can Barack Obama learn from the presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt? We’ll talk about that in a moment. But first some listener comments about yesterday’s program on health care reform.

The first comment is from one of our guests, Jocelyn Elliott, who along with her husband Jim is facing a financial crisis because of medical bills incurred when Jim was in an auto accident. Jocelyn and Jim were crit...

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