Iraqi Women: Playwrights Discuss Their World

Art in Iraq Today

This discussion was held at American University on March 6, 2012. I had the privilege to sit-in on a discussion with five Iraqi women who are playwrights and actresses.  They spoke of what it was like before, during, and after the war for their industry and their lives in general.  It has been a rather … Continue reading

A day that will live in infamy

It was seventy years ago today that the United States realized they were not invincible.  Even with the Pacific and Atlantic oceans on our borders, we assumed that we were untouchable by Asia and Europe.  It was the day we realized we were wrong. Our countrymen were slaughtered in the Harbor, the greatest sacrifice that … Continue reading