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Saturday Morning Talkies – UN Gaza report; Saudi Arabia exposed; Postcards from Paris.

A report accusing Israel of war crimes against Palestinians has been endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council.  Now what?  PLUS: a new book on Saudi Arabia from an author with unprecedented access to its leaders.  AND: a new book, and slide show!, from theatre artist Leonard Pitt.  With host Kris Welch, nine to ten a.m.

guests: Phyllis Bennis, dir. The New Internationalism Project/ fellow, IPS; author (Calling the Shots: How Washington Dominates Today's UN; Understanding the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Primer; etc.)

          Robert Lacey, historian, author (The Kingdom: Arabia and the House of Sa'Ud); new book: Inside the Kingdom: Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia

          Leonard Pitt, artist, mime, actor, teacher, author; new book: Postcards from Paris; at Hillside Club, Berkeley, 7:30 p.m. Saturday

 

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