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DU weapons use in Iraq; drastic birth defects in Fallujah

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On Friday, 11.13.2009, the London Guardian reported a "Huge rise in birth defects in Fallujah," Iraq. I sent the news to KPFA Radio 94.1FM Weekend News Anchor Anthony Fest, along with contact info for Bob Nichols, San Francisco Bay View Newspaper correspondent and winner of a 2004 Project Censored Award for his reporting on U.S. military's use of depleted uranium weapons in Iraq, and consequent radiation poisoining. I edited and animated the resulting KPFA Evening News segment, 11.15.2009:


 

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I will not be surprised if some American corporate... by Mac McKinney on Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009 at 9:01:49 PM