An estimated 3.5 million Americans are Arab; some are Muslims; some are in the US Armed Forces; one opened file and killed 13 people at Ft. Hood. What's it like to be Arab-American? We find out. PLUS:did the Democrats sell out women to get a healthcare bill through the House? and what are women doing about it? With host Kris Welch, noon to one.
guests: Alia Malek, Syrian-American, formerly attn'y, Civil Rights Division, US Dept of Justice; free-lance writer (Salon, New York Times): author (A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories)
Ellen Shaffer, co-dir. Center for Policy Analysis
Darcy Burner, exec. dir. American Progressive Caucus Policy Foundation
Cindy Pearson, exec. dir National Women's Health Network