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The Campaign Against Anti-Personnel Land Mines.

Surgeon for the International Committee of the Red Cross Chris Giannou. For almost 15 years he has been a surgeon in war torn parts of the world in Burundi, Somalia, and in a Palestinian Refugee Camp. As such he has seen the devastation on human beings from land mines Giannou is currently leading the Red Cross's campaign for a ban on anti-personnel land mines worldwide, which kill or injure hundreds of civilians each week. (Giannou has been on the show a number of times. He wrote a memoir in 1994 about his work in the refugee camp, "Besieged: A Doctor's Story of Life and Death in Beirut." (Published by Olive Branch Press).


Other segments from the episode on January 8, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 8, 1996: Interview with Chris Giannou; Interview with Thomas E. McNamara; Review of Mud Boy and the Neutrons' album "They Walk Among Us."


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