Government shutdown affects US Coast Guard, remembering Amos Oz, life in a refugee camp through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy

December 28, 2018

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US Border agents and the Coast Guard patrol the Pacific Ocean where the US Mexico border wall enters the water at Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, US Nov. 20, 2018. 


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Life in a refugee camp through the eyes and ears of a 12-year-old Somali boy. Plus, the shutdown in Washington is likely to continue through the new year. And, an appreciation of acclaimed Israeli writer Amos Oz.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Daniel Binelli
Label: Sorel Classics
Artist: Free Radicals
Label: Free Rads
Song: Samuel
Artist: Kronos Quartet Trio Da Kali
Label: World Circuit
Song: Farika
Artist: Maeve Gilchrist & Viktor Krauss
Label: Adventure Music