Weekend Voices 3/07/09

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributing Producers: Susan Dickson-Smith, Trisha Terwilliger, Anneli Sundqvist
Music Contributors: Andy Jordan, Joel Mann

Segment 1: Susan Dickson-Smith brings us a report on grassroots efforts to save the Obstetrics Department at Blue Hill hospital. FMI: www.savebluehillob.blogspot.com/

Segment 2: Trisha Terwilliger interviews Ziad Abbas, a Palestinian refugee and journalist from Dheisheh Refugee Camp in the West Bank who will be on a speaking tour in Maine this month. FMI and dates: Ibdaa Cultural Center, www.ibdaa194.org and Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA), www.mecaforpeace.org

Segment 3: More of Deer Isle Hostel manager Anneli Sundqvist’s audio journal reports from her 2007 overland journey between the middle east and her childhood homeland of Sweden