We hear gut reactions to Al-Zaidi actions from two veteran reporters, and hear their thoughts on what the WH Press Corp should learn from al-Zaidii shoe toss at Bush.
Great quotes? The shoe has been elevated to an emblem of resistance to US occupation. Dave Lindorff
He would rather have shoes I think than the hardball questions! Ian Williams
Produced by Dori Smith, WHUS FM 91.7, a Pacifica affiliate at the University of CT in Storrs, CT
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David Lindorff wrote a piece dated December 15, 2008 published in CommonDreams.org, titled, Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago.
Ian Williams wrote, Ducking the issue on Iraq, December 15, 2008, published in The Guardian, titled, One Iraqi journalist shows more willingness to stand up to President Bush than the entire White House press corp.