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Milton Viorst Discusses the Massacre of Palestinians in Hebron.

Political writer and correspondent in the Middle East for the New Yorker, Milton Viorst. Terry will talk with him about the massacre last week in the mosque in the West bank, and it's affect on the peace process between Israel and the P.L.O. They'll also discuss his new book "Sandcastles: The Arabs in Search of The Modern World" (Knopf). Called by one commentator "a psychological and social tour of the Arab people and the wondrous cities they live in", "Sandcastles" features VIORST's travels in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon. In high-level talks with the political and intellectual leadership of these countries, like Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz and Iraq's, Tariq Aziz, former Iraqi Foreign Minister, VIORST offers an inside look into the diplomacy of the Gulf War, and a background to the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.


Other segments from the episode on February 28, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 28, 1994: Interview with Milton Viorst; Interview with Janeane Garofalo; Commentary on Black History Month.


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