Listening to Liberians

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photoRebels advance toward Monrovia as indicted President Charles Taylor hides out in his seaside mansion. President Bush won't commit to a large U.S. military presence. The fighting seems far away for most of us. But for the large Liberian communities here, in places like Providence, Rhode Island, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Houston, Texas it's devastatingly close.


Maggie Farley, covers the United Nations for The Los Angeles Times

Danlette Norris,President, Liberian Community Association of Rhode Island

J. Tiah Nagbe,
participated in peace negotiations in and out of Liberia. He
served on the Independent Elections Commission in Liberia

T. Negbalee Warner, former president, Liberian National Students Union

This program aired on July 30, 2003.


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