Here is the video of the event at Politics and Prose on July 10th. If you weren’t one of the people in the packed bookshop that evening, you can now see it online.
Akbar Ahmed and his team of American assistants visited Muslim communities in 75 towns and cities in the U.S. to find out the views of people there on various topics including religion, terrorism, and American politics. He presents his findings in his latest book, Journey into America. This talk was hosted by Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C.
To view the program, click here.
Don’t miss The Daily Show with John Stewart tonight, as John Stewart interviews Ambassador Akbar Ahmed about Journey into America: The Challenge of Islam. Ahmed and the Journey into America team visited over 100 mosques in over 75 cities, from small towns like Arab, Alabama, to cities with large Muslim populations such as Detroit, Michigan. There is a lot to talk about so make your Tivo’s and DVR’s are set. It will air on Thursday August 5 at 11:00 pm (ET).
You can also watch Ahmed’s appearance last month at Politics and Prose Bookstore. It was recorded and will be broadcast on C-SPAN 2’s Book TV on Saturday, August 7 at 11pm (ET) and Sunday, August 8 at 6pm (ET).
Both hardcover and Kindle editions are available from Amazon or at your favorite local bookstore.
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