A conversation with Australian author Richard Flanagan about his latest book “The Narrow Road to the Deep North.” The Man Booker Prize-winning novel is based on his father’s experience as a slave laborer in a Japanese POW camp during World War II.
Heightened security across the country is prompting accusations of ethnic profiling, especially at the airports. A panel talks about whether these approaches discriminate against some Americans, and whether or not they’re keeping the US safe.
If you feel you have been subject to discrimination on a commercial flight, you can file a complaint with the Civil Rights Commission by calling 1-866-76-USCCR / 1-866-768-7227 / (hearing impaired: 1-800-877-8339), or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. You can also file a complaint with the Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division by calling 202-366-2220.
- Douglas Laird former director of security for Northwest Airlines and former Secret Service agent; vice president of BGI International Consulting Services
- James Zogby president of the Arab-American Institute
- Linda Chavez political activist, author
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