EI’s Ali Abunimah to appear on C-SPAN

EI’s Ali Abunimah was a recent panelist on the C-Span discussion “Close Up”. The program will first be broadcast in the US on Friday, November 15 at 7PM Eastern Time/6 PM Central Time nationwide on cable channel C-Span.

The very lively discussion, which included questions from high school students in the studio, covered Palestine-Israel, the expected war against Iraq, and the US “war on terrorism.”

The program will likely be repeated several times at as yet unspecified times.



When: Friday, November 15, 7:00 PM Eastern Time on C-SPAN



*Robert Litwak
Author, Rogue States and US Foreign Policy
Director, International Studies Division, Woodrow Wilson International Center For Scholars

*Ali Abunimah
Co-Founder, Electronic Intifada
Vice-President, Arab American Action Network

*Jon Sawyer
Washington Bureau Chief, St. Louis Post Dispatch

Moderator: John Milewski

Please check local listings for the channel assigned to C-SPAN on your cable system. For re-air information visit http://www.c-span.org.

Close Up on C-SPAN featuring CLOSE UP@NEWSEUM, Close Up at the Wilson Center & Close Up at the Center on Congress For no-nonsense, intelligent discussions of news and public policy, you can count on Close Up on C-SPAN, one of the longest-running programs of its kind in television history. Providing a forum for high school students and other Close Up participants to discuss the issues of the day with leading experts, the program is a production of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Close Up Foundation, the nation’s civic education leader.