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Be sure to tune in TONIGHT Friday, Oct. 16 at 5PM Pacific time, to listen to the world broadcast debut of "It's Up To Us Alone", featuring Ed Asner. Anyone in the world can listen live on the KPFK website at

On The Radio Friday At 5PM PDT:

or just tune in to 115,000 watt 90.7 FM if you are in Los Angeles. And there will be a call in discussion of the issues raised by the radio play afterwards, hosted by beloved progressive radio personality, Harrison.

And here is a site where you can get a free copy of the audio CD of the radio play, just submit the form on the page, no donation required.

Peace Play CDs:

Advocates of both sides of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians are already accusing the play of being too sympathetic to the other side, or too critical of their own. Says Pen, writer and director of the play, "Even as we were starting to circulate the script, we heard from people condemning it, evidently because we did not favor one side 100% over the other. Of course, the play doesn't explicitly name either of the sides. It could be set anywhere that the army of one people is occupying the land of another."

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"We're hoping to stimulate discussion on the Middle East," Pen continues. "The idea of the play was to roll the movie ahead ... to say to people, this is the track we're on, folks, do you like the end of this movie? And if not, then what are we going to do about it? And by the end of the play, we make a very strong statement, basically that war doesn't serve the interests of either side of a conflict. The people on BOTH sides lose."

Please join us for this world debut event, graced by an extraordinary performance by one of the greatest dramatic actors, and one of the most dedicated activists in the entertainment industry, Ed Asner.


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You need to make it a television play so people ca... by Ty on Friday, Oct 16, 2009 at 10:38:50 AM
I'm glad to hear that there are more attempts bein... by P. Orin Zack on Friday, Oct 16, 2009 at 12:21:45 PM