New World Notes - Decade War
This week on New World Notes: radio program #269, April 30, 2013, from 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., host Kenneth Dowst commemorates the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in March 2013 by airing selections from Decade War--Skidmark Bob's 2011 audio collage on the horrors and futility of the US's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
We'll hear an engaging mix of Hollywood film clips, TV news, new and old music--and a good British documentary about the experiences of soldiers, in a doomed outpost in Afghanistan, slowly being wiped out by the Taliban.
Musical highlights include a stunning update of Country Joe's "Feels Like I'm Fixin' to Die"--plus original (1965) and punk-rock versions of "Eve of Destruction."
Skidmark Bob produces the radio show and podcast, PoP dEFECT RADIO. Visit this site for more info and download links.
The uncut and uncensored hour-long version of Decade War is available at this page: http://popdefectradio.blogspot.com/2011/09/decade-war-2011.html.
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Series overview: Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want--and what they're trying to make us settle for.
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