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Palestian kids with Saddam portrait

Nasser’s News {format} 19:49 Nancy Updike

One journalistís question: how do I keep these kids from joining Hamas, or doing a suicide bombing? His answer: create an incredibly popular TV program where he translates the Israeli newscasts into Arabic live, every night, in real time. Language, he says, can be a bridge to peace. A report on the complicated mission of Palestinian journalist Nasser Laham.

Broadcast: May 30 2003 on PRI/WBEZ This American Life Subjects: Politics, Public Affairs, International