Islam Documentary Won't Air

1 decade 1 year 7 months ago Wednesday, May 09 2007 May 9, 2007 Wednesday, May 09, 2007 2:35:01 PM CDT May 09, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS - A St. Louis-area congressman wants to know why the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has shelved a documentary on Islam. Republican Congressman Todd Akin is one of six bipartisan congressmen to write to the corporation, and to request that if the program will not air on PBS, at least allow producers to find someone else to air it. The film, "Islam versus Islamists: Voices from the Muslim Center," highlights the plight of moderate Muslims who want to see an end to radical Islamic thought. It was funded with a $675,000 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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