Locus Focus

Locus Focus
Air date: 
Wed, 07/29/2009 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
Journalist Reese Erlich, recently back from Iran, talks about what's happening in the streets and co

The post-election political struggle in Iran is no longer front page news, but that doesn't mean that it has ceased to be important. Journalist Reese Erlich was in Iran for the elections, He’s now back in the states, closely monitoring events in Iran as they continue to unfold.. He joins Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein to talk about the political movement that burst forth during and after the Iranian elections in June.

Reese Erlich reports regularly for National Public Radio, Marketplace Radio, Latino USA, Radio Deutche Welle, Australian Broadcasting Corp. Radio, and Canadian Broadcasting Corp. Radio and also writes for San Francisco Chronicle, St. Petersburg Times, and Christian Science Monitor.

He has been a media critic for San Francisco's KQED-FM (NPR affiliate) since 1988.

Reese will be speaking about Iran at Portland State University on Friday, July 31 at an event that begins at 6 PM.



Next week Locus Focus goes on vacation for five weeks. We re-emerge at a new day and time on Monday, September 14 at 10:15 AM, still bringing you in-depth interviews and conversation about critical environmental issues.


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