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ChatChat - Claudia Cragg

Dec 28, 2009

Asma Jahangir is the Chair of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan and a special 'rapporteur' for the UN on Freedom of Religion and Beliefs. She has denounced a Supreme Court Ruling in Pakistan with regard to the 'National Reconciliation Ordinance' there on the grounds that it threatens both the rule of law and...

Dec 15, 2009

In this interview, Claudia Cragg speaks with Cyril Christo, a poet whose film 'A Stitch in Time' (an anti-nuclear documentary) was nominated for an Academy Award in 1988. His collections of poetry include 'The Twilight Language' (Canio's Editions) and 'Hiroshima, my love' (Edwin Mellen Press 1997). His wife,...

Nov 19, 2009

Indian state authorities have announced that, 25 years after the Union Carbide Bhopal tragedy that killed thousands, the (till now) sealed pesticide plant is to be opened for tours. In this interview, Dr Suroopa Mukherjee explains that the Bhopal victims' problems are still a very long way from being over.

The Bhopal...

Sep 18, 2009

In this interview, Claudia Cragg talks for KGNU with T.R. Reid who was a bureau chief in Tokyo and London for The Washington Post. His new book, “The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper, and Fairer Health Care,” is a systematic study of the health systems in seven countries that was inspired in...

Aug 30, 2009

I have been working on a New Media memoir about my late mother, an actress. Diane Hart lived an extraordinary life and so an extraordinary memoir is required.

You can find her Wikipedia entry HERE.

And then two different presentations (for New Media academic research) of the memoir HERE and HERE.

To my regular...