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Kathryn Bigelow’s War

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
Think you’re not a sexist? Want to know for certain? When the film The Hurt Locker opens in your town (it’s in limited release in Los Angeles and New York now, opens in 17 more cities on July 10 and goes nationwide July 24), go see it. See if you don’t say, when it’s over: “I don’t believe a woman…
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News

Sarah Chayes on real life in Afghanistan; Nobelist Shirin Ebadi rousted before UDHR celebration; Ingrid Betancourt on captivity and freedom

By Womens Voices for Change
Kandahar candid: Veteran reporter Sarah Chayes left NPR in 2002 to live and work full-time in Kandahar, Afghanistan, after the fall of the Taliban government. After three years of rebuilding homes and working with a dairy collective, she set up the Arghand co-op, which produces hand-made silks, soaps, and body oils to be sold in the US and Canada. Arghand…
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General Medical

News Mix:Couric and CBS Snag Big Award; Times’ NYTimes’ Jane Gross Blogs For Boomers and Aging Parents; Four-Star General Cheered by Peers; Your Resume Can Look Younger; Michelle Obama’s Staying Power; Ashley Judd Listens in the Congo

By Womens Voices for Change
CBS Women Knock One Out of the Park: Despite a year that threatened to usher Katie Couric, 51, out of the anchor chair at CBS News, she and her team won the Edward R. Murrow Award yesterday, for their August 9 broadcast and for continued coverage of the war in Iraq.  In a statement, CBS Evening News Executive Producer Rick…
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