Voices 4/07/09

Executive Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Contributing Producer: Carolyn Coe
Segment 1: Iraqis Resettling in Portland. What are the struggles for Iraqis living in the U.S.? What situations did they endure before moving here? Why are Iraqis moving to Maine from other U.S. states? Produced by Carolyn Coe
Segment 2: Organizer Jim Bahoosh tells us about this week’s “WERU Goes to the Movies” event, Thursday evening April 9th, 7:00 PM at the Belfast Free Library’s Abbot Room., Admission is Free
The Real Dirt on Farmer John (2006) NR
“Transforming his farm into an experimental haven in the late 1960s, John Peterson attracted hundreds of artists, hippies and other political radicals. When the agriculture crisis of the late 1980s led to the farm’s eventual collapse — and his neighbors publicly branded him a devil worshipper — most locals thought he’d call it quits”.
Special event: Eating Local Game show hosted by localivore Chrissy Fowler. Most know Chrissy as a contradance caller extraordinaire but she’s also an avid “Eat Local” advocate.

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