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Roots of the war in Gaza

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Beginning today, January 13, Worldfocus – the nightly news series that’s syndicated to PBS stations nationwide – debuts its companion program, Worldfocus Radio, here on BTR. Hosted by Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge, the 30-minute show will air every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Tonight’s maiden edition examines the escalating war in Gaza, and its historic roots.

Guests include Ehud Eiran, research fellow at Harvard University, Ghassan Shabaneh, professor of international studies at Marymount Manhattan College, Wendy Pearlman, political science professor at Northwestern University, and Charles D. Smith, professor of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Arizona.

Worldfocus was launched in October 2008 by WNET.ORG, the parent of New York City-based PBS stations Thirteen/WNET and WLIW21, and boasts a team of seasoned journalists and production professionals who tap the resources of reporters throughout the globe.