Some archive (>10 years old) programs are not reachable through the search engine. They can be found at
Your support is essential if the service is to continue, there are bandwidth bills to pay every month and failing disk drives to replace. Volunteers do the work, but disk drives and bandwidth are not free. Click on this bar to contribute, even a dollar helps.
Program Information
 New World Notes 
 Last of 3 parts
 Weekly Program
 Kenneth Dowst  
 For non-profit use only.
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
Adam Curtis's lively documentary, adapted to radio by KD. This interesting and entertaining look at recent history shows the folly of even trying to reform--let alone conquer--Afghanistan.

Part 3 shows the corruption, conflicts, complexity, warlordism, and ever-shifting local alliances of Afghan society today. And it shows the naivete and ignorance of the English and American occupying forces--and of the politicians who dispatched them. (Continued in "Credits," below:)
Armed with a simplistic "Good vs. Evil" worldview--and ignorant of the complexities and conflicts of modern Afghan society--the occupying forces are increasing death and destruction while moving Afghanistan farther away from the goal of stability and democracy.

"New World Notes" is produced under the auspices (Latin for "thumb") of WWUH-FM, a community service of that beacon of light in darkest Connecticut, the University of Hartford.
Previously broadcast. Files downloaded from the links, below, are identified as NWN #364.

This installment of NWN is also available, in MP3 and other formats, at The Internet Archive. The page with the download links is here:

More details, photos, nice links, & other good stuff on the show's Web site:

SERIES OVERVIEW: -- Political and social commentary in a variety of genres. Exploring the gap between what we want ... and what they're trying to make us settle for. "Date recorded," below, = date of first scheduled broadcast.

Please support financially if you can! (Click on the red star at the page's top right to find out how to do so.)

 Medium audio quality Download Program Podcast
00:28:12 English 2021-05-25
  View Script
#690 - MidFi  00:28:12  64Kbps mp3
(13MB) Stereo
19 Download File...
 Broadcast quality Download Program Podcast
00:28:12 English 2021-05-25
  View Script
#690 - Broadcast quality  00:28:12  192Kbps mp3
(39MB) Stereo
11 Download File...