Newsmakers, September 12, 2013

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Syria Independence flag over Idlib
Syria Independence flag flies over a large gathering of protesters in Idlib. Photo: FreedomHouse/flickr creative commons

Congressman Ron Kind on Syria; Local Experts on Syria

Featured in this Show

  • Congressman Ron Kind on Syria

    Wisconsin Congressman Ron Kind (Dem/La Crosse) shares his thoughts about the potential for U.S. military intervention and World diplomacy in Syria. The Syrian government is accused of using chemical weapons to kill citizens as part of a civil war.

  • Local Experts on Syria

    Two local experts tackle a variety of questions about what’s going on in Syria. UW-La Crosse Political Science Professor Adam Van Liere and Viterbo University History Professor Keith Knutson tackle a range of subjects from the history of Syria, and chemical weapons, to the nuances of the current situation in Syria.

  • Voices of Veterans Part 1

    In this Newsmakers web extra, we hear the thoughts of Brian Manske, a Coon Valley native and U.S. Army Veteran who served in Iraq. Manske, who is president of the UW-La Crosse Student Veterans Association, shares his thoughts on the situation in Syria.

  • Voices of Veterans Part 2

    Donleigh Gaunky was in Army Intelligence during his seven years in the military, including two deployments in Iraq. Now a UW-La Crosse student, he adds his voice to what’s happening in Syria in this Newsmakers web extra.

Episode Credits

  • Maureen McCollum Host
  • John Davis Producer
  • Maureen McCollum Interviewer
  • Representative Ron Kind Guest
  • Keith Knutson Guest

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