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Good Evening, Iraq

Host Scott Simon talks with Mike Linstead, a news editor with BBC Monitoring in Caversham, England. This week, the BBC recorded US military radio broadcasts to the people of Iraq. In the fall of 2001, the U.S. government made similar broadcasts to the people of Afghanistan.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.