Commonwealth National Podcast

Farnaz Fassihi: Iraq, Life Unraveling (9/15/2008)

Duration: 
1:04:27

Farnaz Fassihi, Iraq Correspondent, The Wall Street Journal; Author, Waiting for an Ordinary Day
In Conversation with Dory Culver, Associate News Director, KCBS All News 740 AM

Every day, we are inundated with images and talk of war in Iraq. But many of us in the U.S. do not see the human side of the conflict, says Fassihi, the everyday people living amidst the bombs, battles and fractured public services. Fassihi has lived with these people and discusses their plight from a rarely heard perspective.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience on September 15, 2008.