Starting Over – Refugees in America
June 22, 2007
What’s it like to leave your homeland to seek asylum in the United States? Wednesday, June 20th marked the 7th Annual World Refugee Day as established by the United Nations General Assembly. We’ll discuss the challenges of refugee resettlement this evening with Marc Jennings, Regional Director for the International Rescue Committee. We’ll also talk with former refugee Sharefa Daw who now lives and works in North Texas.Michael Siberry, who plays King Arthur in the national touring production of Spamalot will join us for the Scene segment of the show. Spamalot opened this week at the Dallas Summer Musicals.
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